CCSD leaders have removed three principals at underperforming middle schools participating in a new “innovative schools” program after they failed to improve academic performance.
The search committee for UNLV’s president met for the first time Friday with a community advisory panel and the search firm to approve the job profile and set a timetable.
Only one of the more than 300 principals evaluated since 2015-16 has been rated as “developing,” and none has been rated as ineffective, the lowest rating.
The state’s Commission on School Funding met for the first time on Friday, the first of many steps toward revamping Nevada’s 52-year-old education funding formula.
The contract, similar to the one sealed with teachers this month and offered to other employee groups, also includes a 4 percent increase in health care contributions for each year of the contract.
Three Nevada schools were recognized on Thursday as national Blue Ribbon schools.
The board held a series of forums Wednesday and Thursday to gauge public opinion on the search for a new chancellor to succeed Thom Reilly when his contract expires next year.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had ordered an investigation into the program in June.
The “multicollector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer” measures concentrations of isotopes to offer more precise measures of time than previously possible.
If you want to understand the stories behind the numbers, you have to look at poverty, racism, inadequate funding, poor leadership and more.