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- New Hampshire provides $3,636 per student in funding to districts, and if a student has additional needs or requires special resources, this amount may increase. However, the current funding formula may change — or, at the very least, get some attention — during the 2019 session that began Jan. 2. Marjorie Porter, D-Hillsborough, is expected to file a bill that moves to increase this per-student allocation to $8,000. State Rep. Mel Myler, D-Merrimack, will also reportedly propose a bill that would spur the creation of a commission, which would examine the current funding formula and issue recommendations on how to improve it.
- Lawmakers also will debate a proposal to repeal an existing state law, which allows public elementary schools to recite the Lord’s Prayer.