HB 713 (2019)
House/Senate Bill: NH House
Description: Increases the base per-pupil state funding to $3,897. The bill further increases per-pupil aid for students eligible for free or reduced lunch; the bill eliminates extra aid for third grade students scoring below proficient in reading on statewide standardized tests. ˙The bill repeals the stabilization grant system currently used to limit funding decreases, and creates a new grant program for districts with low local property tax revenue. Lastly, this bill revises transportation requirements for pupils to give districts more flexibility. The House amended the bill to remove all of the details related to school funding. As amended, the bill only provides more flexibility in school district transportation requirements.
Bill Sponsor: Kenneth Weyler
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Tue, 04/16/2019
Next Voting Date: Thu, 04/25/2019