The action comes as the university sues an architectural firm after finding that dozens of wheelchair seats did not meet federal disability standards after renovations.
The grants will be available to up to 20 schools to provide students and teachers with hands-on learning experiences in science and technology fields.
A number of top administrators in public school districts throughout Nevada are among the applicants for the state superintendent of public instruction.
As the Legislature considers the future of the scholarships for low-income students, which are funded by business tax credits, a Department of Education study of the program raises questions about its efficacy.
Cash payments. Drinks and airfare. Government contracts. All ingredients of a good scandal. But in the case of Nevada’s State Public Charter School Authority, there’s more behind allegations of misconduct than meets the eye.
The proposal to raise the required grade point average for incoming students from 2.5 to 3.0 is aimed at curbing the rapid growth the Henderson college has experienced over the past two years.
Over the last two years, the eight institutions under the purview of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) have spent almost $9 million buying out 107 administrative faculty members.
Nevada legislators have given final approval to a regulation that guides how school districts should address the needs of transgender students.
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.
The department has held public hearings on the proposed regulation twice without taking action, as public comment on both sides of the issue has overwhelmed the sessions. The regulation is required under a law passed in the 2017 session.