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New Hampshire Districts Debate Kindergarten Funding

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New Hampshire Districts Debate Kindergarten Funding

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New Hampshire Districts Debate Kindergarten Funding

New Hampshire Districts Debate Kindergarten Funding

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In a state that relies on property taxes to fund education, some New Hampshire taxpayers say they cannot afford public kindergarten. New Hampshire is the only state that does not require its public schools to offer kindergarten, and 20 percent of the state's five-year-olds have no access to public school.