CONCORD, NH – The Contoocook Valley School District has filed suit against the state, Gov. Chris Sununu and Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut demanding the state ensure a constitutionally adequate education for New Hampshire students.
The district, known as ConVal District, also filed a motion for a preliminary injunction in Cheshire Superior Court on Wednesday, according to Rich Cahoon, vice chairman of the ConVal School Board.
Cahoon said the state has not done what is required to provide funding for an adequate education despite the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Claremont decision.
The state also hasn’t followed the 2000 Claremont II decision not to pass the responsibility back to the community, he said.
“We’re coming up on 19 years and the state has