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Summit on Education to focus on implementing new policies

A little more than six months after Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a dizzying list of education reforms into law, policymakers and education leaders will meet Monday to consider what’s next for the Silver State.

Questions linger after report of sex misconduct at NSHE

After months of uncomfortable silence, Mallory Levins finally mustered the courage to speak up: Her colleague at the Nevada System of Higher Education, she told her bosses, had made a habit of masturbating at work while she was forced to listen.

Laxalt asks judge to toss out lawsuit targeting school-choice measure

Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt has asked a Carson City judge to dismiss a second lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s new education savings accounts, widely considered to be the most aggressive school-choice program in the country.

Henderson college, 2 other colleges win high-tech grants

Three Nevada colleges will receive a combined $336,000 to develop workforce training programs focused on the needs of high-tech industries.

$1.3M settlement reached over botched student testing program

Nevada has reached a $1.3 million settlement with a New Hampshire company over a botched student testing program, the attorney general’s office announced Monday.

Regents plan investigation of Chancellor Klaich

The chairman of the Board of Regents is seeking an outside expert to investigate whether Chancellor Dan Klaich killed research critical of his administration.

Nevada higher ed officials quashed report critical of their management

Challenged to improve quality at state-run community colleges, officials of the Nevada System of Higher Education hired a consultant to recommend changes — then killed a report saying their system is a problem.

Sandoval endorses online university startup in Nevada

Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a proclamation Tuesday endorsing Western Governors University Nevada, a nonprofit online institution that offers undergraduate and advance college degrees in business, teaching, information technology and health professions.

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