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Nevada lawmakers take small steps to adequately fund education

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.

Big education issue absent as Nevada lawmakers work around the edges

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.

Clark County parents pushing for adequate education funding

For the first time in years, many parents, teachers and administrators in the Clark County School District are preparing to make a unified push for adequate education funding during the 2019 legislative session.

Hot-button education issues fire up parents in Clark County

Recent Clark County School District meetings on a gender-diverse policy drew big crowds, but public discussions of the superintendent search or the recent budget deficit were sparsely attended.

A look at the impact of new tax law on education in Nevada

Families can now use 529 plans to pay for private K-12 tuition, but changes in the financing of bonds and the increase in the standard deduction could cost school districts.

Final impact of CCSD budget deficit extends beyond jobs lost

Through most of 2017, the size of the deficit and its impact on jobs were moving targets. Now that the School Board closed the roughly $62 million hole, it’s simply a sad chapter that further eroded trust in Nevada’s education system.

Drama envelops Teachers Health Trust in Clark County

Lawsuits, buyouts, silence leave future of embattled health-care provider for Clark County School District teachers and other staff in doubt.

CCSD’s next superintendent could be one of these locals

While the Clark County School District is launching a national search for a successor to retiring superintendent, locals who may be jockeying for the position are already generating considerable discussion.

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