CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – House Democratic Leader Terie Norelli today congratulated New Hampshire’s Department of Education for attaining national recognition with the awarding of the Frank Newman Award for State Innovation.
“New Hampshire is being recognized for our efforts to keep high school students engaged in their education and their future. Democrats worked hard to pass a law requiring young people to stay in high school until age 18. Democrats also ensured success for our students by offering alternative programs, including night school, internships and vocational education,” said Norelli.
“Reducing the state’s drop-out rate is an excellent achievement that benefits our students, our families, New Hampshire businesses and our economy. This is the type of policy that creates jobs for New Hampshire.”
“Congratulations to New Hampshire for the Frank Newman Award for State Innovation and to our hard-working and dedicated teachers and students.”