Rural districts would be frozen at fiscal 2020 funding levels until the amount they receive under the new funding formula matches what they’re currently getting.
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.
The Pupil-Centered Funding Plan, which was unveiled last week, calls for a complete rewrite of the state’s current funding formula.
UNLV officials presented a dramatically scaled-back plan for their medical education building during Tuesday’s Clark County Commission meeting.
The past week in Carson City taught us that you can’t promise the world without the tools to deliver. And so far, Nevada lawmakers don’t have the funds to fix public education.
After Nevada lawmakers used marijuana excise tax money to boost per-pupil funding in schools, they were at pains to find money to fund school safety and the popular Millennium Scholarship.
A Senate committee approved a bill by Nevada Sen. Jacky Rosen that would offer incentives for young women to study science, engineering, technology and math.
Gov. Steve Sisolak and legislative Democrats are advancing a two-pronged plan to add money to schools: First, use a 10 percent excise tax on recreational marijuana sales, and second, authorize county governments to raise the local sales tax.
School psychologist Katherine Dockweiler and Douglas County School District Superintendent Teri White will join the board as parent and superintendent representatives.
Nevada state Senate Democrats on Monday unveiled a long-awaited proposal to revamp the state’s decades-old school funding formula, presenting a plan that would go into effect in two years.