By many standards, the students in a government honors class at Green Valley High School are a politically conservative lot. Maybe it comes from the demographics of the Henderson-area school. Or, possibly, it’s a sign of changing times and attitudes.
The number of students sitting in front of teachers at all grade levels is likely to increase next year, as Clark County School District officials wrestle with how to improve student performance during a severe fiscal crisis.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proposed budget promises major funding cuts for public schools and higher education. During the next three weeks, the Review-Journal will examine those cuts.
Nevada may rank near the bottom in K-12 spending per pupil, but it is among only a handful of states that has not faced a lawsuit challenging its education finance system.
Pedro Martinez has never taught a class or managed a school as a principal, but he is Superintendent Dwight Jones’ choice to oversee instruction for the Clark County School District.