Featured image of article: State Found To Violate Constitution In Underfunding Education

June 5, 2019

On March 13, 2019, the Contoocook Valley School District filed a Complaint in the Cheshire Superior Court regarding the State’s obligation to ensure a constitutionally adequate education for New Hampshire children. The Mascenic, Monadnock, and Winchester School Districts joined the Complaint.

The Complaint laid out how, using the State’s own formula and the State’s own data,

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Featured image of article: Selectmen’s Advisory Committee Proposes Cross-Town Collaboration

HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ACCESS FOR ALL

As part of the April 25, 2019 Selectmen’s Advisory Committee, each Selectperson in attendance shared current and upcoming town projects. The purpose for sharing stemmed from an interest in identifying potential opportunities for collaboration.

The discussion that soon emerged focused on the different towns’ efforts to explore what it would take to bring high-speed Internet access to all,

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Featured image of article: Changes Proposed To Math Graduation Requirements

MATH EQUITY AND EXCELLENCE FOR ALL

One of the School Board’s goals for the 2018-19 school year focuses on exploring educational equity within the math department at ConVal High School.

This focus involves analyzing the ways in which ConVal School District, ConVal High School, and the Math Department operate to “ensure that every learner–in whatever learning environment that learner is found–has the greatest opportunity to learn enhanced by the resources and supports necessary to achieve competence,

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Featured image of article: Mascenic Joins ConVal Adequacy Lawsuit

April 19, 2019

On the evening of April 17th, the School Board of the Mascenic Regional School District voted unanimously to join ConVal’s lawsuit against the State of New Hampshire.

On the evening of April 17th, the School Board of the Mascenic Regional School District voted unanimously to join ConVal’s lawsuit against the State of New Hampshire.

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Featured image of article: ConVal and the Lawsuit: Not Another Generation

March 28, 2019

By now you have heard that the ConVal School District has filed a lawsuit against the state of New Hampshire. The state’s ever-increasing downshifting to towns and cities, has reached a breaking point. The ‘Claremont Decision’ of 1993 decided that “the State has the exclusive obligation to fund a constitutionally adequate education and that the State may not shift any of the constitutional responsibility to local communities.” For the past 26 years,

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Featured image of article: Winchester School District Joins ConVal District Action

March 24, 2019

The ConVal School District welcomes the Winchester School District’s participation in ConVal’s legal action to seek adequate school funding for its students.

We thank the Winchester Board for taking this important step to ensure that every child in New Hampshire has access to a constitutionally adequate education.

That a third district has joined this movement so quickly is further indication of the importance of this issue and underscores the increasingly difficult positions of New Hampshire school districts as they seek to provide equitable education.

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Featured image of article: Monadnock School District Joins ConVal District Action

March 20, 2019

On the evening of March 19th, the School Board of the Monadnock Regional School District voted unanimously to join ConVal’s lawsuit against the State of New Hampshire.

The ConVal School District welcomes Monadnocks’ participation and thanks the Board for taking this important step to ensure that every child in New Hampshire has access to a constitutionally adequate education.

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Featured image of article: A Thank You To Voters From The ConVal School Board

Dear Fellow Community Members,

The Contoocook Valley (ConVal) School Board wishes to thank you for your endless support of our students, staff, and programming.

Voter approval of the operating budget ensures a continued excellent and supportive education for the children of our district.  Furthermore, passing the teacher’s contract for the next two years tells us that you value and appreciate our staff for the incredible work that they do.

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