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Audit: Reporting of Nevada teacher convictions slow

The Nevada Department of Education does not have an adequate revocation process for teachers or administrators convicted of crimes, with notification of arrests taking in some cases up to 1,200 days, an audit released Tuesday shows.

Nevada legislative leaders seek more education funding

Nevada Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson and outgoing Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick agreed Thursday that the Legislature must approve more funding for education and reform the tax system to find new revenue for schools.

Nevada: Math key to finishing college

College students in Nevada who do not complete college-level introductory math courses early on in their studies are far less likely to graduate than those who do, a new report shows.

Nevada community colleges won’t have separate governing system

A panel of lawmakers opted Tuesday to support recommendations to strengthen Nevada’s community colleges within the existing governing structure rather than embrace more dramatic changes sought by some advocates.

Nevada lawmakers, critics debate Common Core standards

Tuesday’s meeting of the Legislative Committee on Education was anything but ordinary as heated discussion revolved around one topic for nine hours — the Common Core – and what’s coming with them as Nevada public schools phase in the new state standards.