Washoe County school trustees are expected to fire Superintendent Traci Davis on Monday, after allegations of leaked confidential information and turmoil within the district’s ranks.
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents voted Tuesday to pay the 3 percent raises even though it will cause a $6.4 million budget shortfall.
A public apology from Jesus Jara was not enough to calm concerns from a rowdy crowd who came out Thursday night to protest the decision to eliminate 170 secondary deans.
Some employees, including those affected by the move, argue that the cut would leave fewer adults on campus to address bullying, suicidal behavior and discipline.
The Nevada System of Higher Education says it won’t be able to fully fund a 3 percent cost of living adjustment for its workers after an error left its budget $6.4 million short.
Only one Clark County commissioner — Tick Segerblom — committed to raising the sales tax to pay for education and other social services under a bill now awaiting Gov. Steve Sisolak’s signature.
Despite winning additional funding in the legislative session, the Clark County School District revealed Tuesday that it is facing a budget deficit of between $17 million and $18 million next year.
The first major overhaul of Nevada’s education funding formula in more than five decades is itself getting a re-write in the Assembly Ways & Means Committee on the session’s final day.