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Education turns 180 degrees in a matter of months | New Hampshire

If you doubt elections have consequences, just look up the bills before the House Education Committee this week.

Only yesterday, actually it was December, the Commission to Study School Funding released its final report after a year’s work studying the current funding system and proposing a major overhaul of how state education aid is determined, although committee members declined to embrace a new method to make the system more equitable.

While some of the commission’s recommendations will come before the Legislature this year, the heart of the group’s final report will not.

Instead, lawmakers Tuesday will hold a public hearing

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5 reasons police officers should have college degrees

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Does college hold the answer to police violence? Pacific Press/Getty Images

Following several deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order on June 16 that calls for increased training and credentialing to reduce the use of excessive force by police.

The order did not mention the need for police to get a college education, even though higher education was identified in the 2015 President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing as one of six effective ways to reduce crime and build better relations between police and the communities they serve.

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