A bill that would tweak the 2015 mandated reorganization of the Clark County School District would reclassify certain funds used for schools, a move the district said would decrease the burden on principals.
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.
Gov. Steve Sisolak will donate his salary to high-poverty schools across the state, a move intended to fulfill his campaign promise of giving his earnings to charity until public education improves in Nevada.
Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as she and other presidential candidates seek to differentiate themselves in a sprawling field.
U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen toured UNLV’s medical school Monday and used the occasion to address the low doctor-to-patient ratio in Nevada and across the country.
Worried about the number of third graders who could be held back after the next school year, some Nevada Democrats are looking to make big changes to the state’s Ready by Grade 3 law.
Rebecca Feiden previously served as director and then acting executive director of the Achievement School District, which allows charter schools to either take over or compete against underperforming traditional public schools.
It’s been nine weeks since the start of the 2019 legislative session and we’ve heard many bright ideas for improving public education. But we haven’t addressed the elephant in the room — money.
Students and parents who receive the Opportunity Scholarship funded through tax-deductible donations called upon the heavens this week to stop a bill that would cap the amount given to the program.
The Clark County School District is opposing every bill before the Nevada Legislature that has a financial impact to the state in an attempt to bring attention to the need for more money for education.