If lawmakers are serious about equity in education funding, they‘ll increase school spending in Nevada’s richest neighborhoods. The highest-income neighborhoods in Clark County receive far less school funding than poorer areas.
The Nevada Supreme Court’s decision to suspend the state’s Education Savings Accounts wasn’t a complete loss for conservatives. An overlooked section gives taxpayers a powerful new tool to fight government expansion and overreach.
Contrary to what you might have heard, Education Savings Accounts are not dead. They’re very much alive. And they’ll be back again this summer — if Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval wants it so.
The Clark County School District is asking the Legislature to remove regulations on the hiring requirements for new teachers while simultaneously imposing new burdens on charter school applicants.
A mega corporation is using skewed research to sell its product to gullible parents. The conglomerate claims to help kids, but its product actually has no effect — or a negative effect — on children’s cognitive skills and social behaviors.
It’s a litmus test for Nevada Democrats and membership in the state’s education establishment: The belief that increased education funding leads to improved student achievement.