In 2016, Maggie Hassan Backed Same Federal Charter School Funding NHDems Reject Today
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When New Hampshire Commissioner of Education Frank Edulblut asks the Fiscal Committee on Friday to reverse their opposition to a $46 million federal education grant, he’s bringing a letter of endorsement from a surprising source:
Supporters of public charter schools and New Hampshire parents who want their children to have access to them were stunned when the Democratic majority on the Fiscal Committee rejected the federal education grant –the first time such federal ed funding has ever been turned down by the state. Democrats argued that using federal money to expand public charter schools will take away funding for traditional public schools in the future.