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N.H. News Recap For Sept. 3, 2021: Back To School

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Sarah Gibson
A school bus in Somersworth.

This week, New Hampshire students headed back to classrooms across the state. After more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we review the latest masking guidance and what parents need to know about keeping their kids safe at school.

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Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and former Education Secretary Betsey DeVos visited New Hampshire this week to promote "education freedom accounts," New Hampshire's school choice bill, which was approved this week. That piece of legislation is one of the most expansive in the nation.

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  • Ethan DeWitt, New Hampshire Bulletin
  • Sarah Gibson, NHPR

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