Category Archives: Press Releases

Granite Gambit Program Available through Partnership between the New Hampshire Department of Education and Chess in Schools

As a result of the popular Netflix series, The Queens Gambit, online chess has become massively popular with Generation Z. In response to this, and in partnership with Chess in Schools, the department has launched our own Granite Gambit program … Continue reading

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ECF Application Window Countdown: 8 Days to Window Close

The second Emergency Connectivity Fund Program application filing window is open for schools and libraries to request funding for connected devices and broadband connections for off-campus use by students, school staff, and library patrons for the current 2021-22 school year. … Continue reading

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FCC announces over $5 billion in funding requests for the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program and opens a second application window

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2021—The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it has received requests for $5.137 billion to fund 9.1 million connected devices and 5.4 million broadband connections as part of the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund Program. The first … Continue reading

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Speak Up 2021-22 opens October 20, 2021 to April 30, 2022!

The Speak Up Research Project provides an easy and cost-efficient way for you to capture the authentic views of your students, parents, and staff about digital learning, new learning and school models, aspirations for education and perceptions of school climate. … Continue reading

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FCC Announces Emergency Connectivity Fund Application Window Will Open on June 29

Schools and Libraries Will Have 45 Days to Apply for Support to Aid Students Who Fall into the Homework Gap WASHINGTON, June 15, 2021—Today, FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced schools and libraries can begin to file applications on June … Continue reading

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Parents, Educators and Community Members Asked to Share COVID Perspectives

Department of Education launches COVID survey, building on last spring survey that generated over 56,000 responses Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Education is proud to announce the 603 Bright Futures Survey, giving parents, educators and community members … Continue reading

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COVID-19 School Dashboard Released by DHHS

The Department of Health and Human Services released a newly updated COVID-19 School Dashboard on Thursday, December 3, 2020. The new dashboard includes a number of new features that incorporates survey data provided by schools as well as more dynamic … Continue reading

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SETDA Announces New E-Rate Training Series: Ask the State Experts

Sessions for education leaders to help implement the federal E-Rate program Washington, DC (October 6, 2020) – The federal E-Rate program includes a multilayered application and implementation process. In order to serve education leaders, SETDA is launching an E-Rate Training … Continue reading

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Congressman Chris Pappas Announces 2020 Congressional App Challenge

Today, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) invited high school students from across New Hampshire’s 1st District to participate in the 2020 Congressional App Challenge. The Congressional App Challenge is a competition aimed at encouraging high school students to learn how to … Continue reading

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Subscribe to the New NEPC Talks Education Monthly Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher

BOULDER, CO (September 16, 2020) – Loyal NEPC Education Interview of the Month listeners, as well as people discovering NEPC Talks Education for the first time, will find it easier than ever to plug into the smart, engaging conversations about … Continue reading

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