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Las Vegas educators rally for better school funding in Nevada

Several thousand teachers and supporters rallied in front of the federal courthouse in downtown Las Vegas on Saturday, calling for action from legislators and expressing frustration and anger at the state’s inability to properly fund education — or even talk about it.

Groups pursue increase to education funding in Nevada

Last week, advocates held a live Q&A with the Clark County School District budget chief and challenged legislators at a public meeting to step up to the plate. Other behind-the-scenes organizing efforts also are quietly building momentum.

Nevada college students to see 4 percent fee increase

Students who attend a state college will pay 4 percent more in student fees in 2019 and 2020 with Friday’s close vote of the state Board of Regents.

After outcry, Nevada delays school gender diversity regulation

More than 50 speakers commented Tuesday about the proposed regulation outlining how school districts should treat gender diverse students, with many saying it would go against their Christian values.

Clark County schools’ deficit puzzles Sandoval, state officials

Nevada has poured millions of dollars into public education in recent years. Gov. Brian Sandoval’s $1.5 billion tax package in 2015 was intended to boost Nevada’s standing and demonstrate its investment in public schools.

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