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What’s the Law on Non-Public Sessions?

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

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A reader has asked us to post the law as it pertains to how and when town boards can use non-public sessions. Please see the bolded sentence in section 11. (e)
91-A:3 Nonpublic Sessions. –
I. (a) Public bodies shall not meet in nonpublic session, except for one of the purposes [...]

Bill to Allow Opt-Out of IB

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

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A bill filed by Rep. Laurie Pettengill, and co-sponsored by Reps Gregory Hill, Seth Cohn, and Ken Kreis, would allow parents to remove children from schools that institute the International Baccalaureate program.
This is especially good news for those who attend the Merrimack Valley Regional School District which has decided to implement this program system-wide although [...]