Acceptance of three new operators at the elementary, middle and high school level adds firepower to the controversial state plan to lift up underperforming schools.
Data released Friday on the state Education Department’s website include more detailed information on how individual schools scored than a preliminary release earlier this week.
Walk into Arthur Cassman’s science classroom at Shadow Ridge High School and you might think it’s just like hundreds of others across the valley.
Trustee Kevin Child’s call for an in-depth independent examination of the district’s books gains additional support as budget shortfall widens.
The final action on Nevada’s controversial private school choice program came Thursday when the Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee approved $105,000 to pay off the remaining costs incurred by a vendor who was working on the development of software to implement the program.
Nevada is among four states to get U.S. Education Department approval of its plan as required under a new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA.
When the Clark County School District welcomes students back on Aug. 14, some parents will see few differences. But behind the scenes, the nation’s fifth-largest school district will have undergone some very dramatic changes.
New laws passed by the Nevada Legislature are providing a fuller picture of applicants but are slowing the hiring of those who pass muster, the Clark County School District’s top HR official says.
Measures passed in the 2017 legislative session will help propel the state higher on the list in the future, says state superintendent of public instruction.
The Opportunity Scholarship program for low-income students, received a one-time $20 million infusion after Democratic and Republican legislators were unable to agree on funding for education savings accounts.