Educational Policy

The New Hampshire Alliance for College and Career Readiness has awarded grants to help five educational organizations around the state to invest in programs aimed at students’ success after high school graduation. Each grant is for the 2018-2019 school year. Read more →


On Thursday, August 9th from 2:35-2:55 PM, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host a live In-flight Education Downlink with astronaut Ricky Arnold on the International Space Station. A downlink is a twenty-minute video Q&A session between a U.S. educational organization and astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS.) Read more →


This week, the US House of Representatives Rules Committee green-lighted an amendment that would cut funding to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) by $23 millioneach– a 15% cut to each agency’s operating budget. This sudden action is in contrast to House and Senate bipartisan proposals to increase funding to the arts. Here in New Hampshire we know the value and the power of the creative economy, and we strongly condemn these attempts to cut our national investment in the arts. Read more →


The Northern Forest Center, in partnership with the Moosehead Lake Brand Leadership Team (BLT), is offering matching grants of up $2,000 to support downtown façade improvements by Greenville businesses and business property owners. Read more →


This June, President Abraham Lincoln comes to Cornish, NH when a recasting of Standing Lincoln, created by sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens in 1885, will be unveiled. It will be placed near the entrance at the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site where the sculptor created the original in one of his studios. The statue is considered to be the most important sculptures of Lincoln from the 19th century. And, historically, Lincoln is considered to be one the most important Presidents. Read more →