The resolution sponsored by Rep. Susie Lee, D-Nevada, appears unlikely to pass the Senate and faces a potential veto by President Donald Trump if it does.
Several Democratic presidential candidates pledged to support tribal sovereignty for Native American communities at a forum Wednesday at UNLV.
The Clark County teachers union unveiled a second voter initiative Wednesday afternoon that would hike a portion of the state’s sales tax, raising more than $1 billion for education in Nevada.
The Clark County Education Association, the union for teachers in the Clark County School District, endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president on Tuesday.
An initiative to raise the top tier of the Nevada gaming tax, sponsored by the Clark County Education Association, would raise an estimated $315 million per year.
Amanda Kennedy served two years in the district communications role, resigning in 2013 shortly after the appointment of Pat Skorkowsky as superintendent.
A new elementary school in the southwest Las Vegas Valley will be named for late state assemblyman and longtime education advocate Tyrone Thompson.
Through a series of trades, efforts to lure settlers and some shady dealings, much of the 4 million acres originally given to the state to benefit public education is now gone.
Officials hope to make room for 1,800 more preschool students in the neediest schools by the 2020-21 academic year using an estimated $14 million in new tax revenue.
Bryan Wachter, senior vice president for government and public affairs for the Retail Association of Nevada, will seek election to the seat currently held by Chris Garvey.