Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., a 2020 candidate for president, has signed a petition to UNR administration calling for the school to take action against instances of white supremacy on campus.
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.
Nevada’s governor and legislative leaders met with the Clark County School District and teachers union executive director to push for a solution for a new contract.
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.
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.
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.
Even before it has received its first hearing in Carson City, the measure barring authorizing agencies from granting applications for new charter contracts until Jan. 1, 2021 is running into strong political headwinds.
State prekindergarten programs would expand under an Assembly bill that would allocate $4 million in each of the next two years for the state’s youngest students.
Nevada teachers would not be required to study the state’s Constitution and state laws governing schools under a new Senate bill heard before the Senate Committee on Education on Monday.
The measure would require every school board and charter school to ensure that all licensed staff receive training, including warnings signs that a pupil may be suicidal and on how to refer students to the appropriate services.