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Senate Budget Could Kick New Hampshire Kids Out of School Charter School Supporters Fear Consequences of Enrollment Cap

An amendment capping charter school enrollment across New Hampshire could force hundreds of Granite State students out of their current schools. The Senate budget would cap enrollment at 850 students, hundreds fewer than are currently enrolled. If the cap stays in the state budget, New hampshire’s eleven charter schools would not be able to accept new students next year and might have to hold a “reverse lottery” to kick current students out of the classroom. Two charter school administrators worry that the cap might force them out of business entirely.


Federal Stimulus package spreadsheet

This is the 400 line spreadsheet explaining the stimulus compromise put out by Sen. Nelson (D-Neb). The Washington Post chart graphically illustrating the details can be accessed here: