Because the Clark County School District faces a severe decline in state funding, new Superintendent Dwight Jones has rescinded the pay hikes his predecessor approved on his way out for his executive assistant and six administrators.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proclamation to encourage reading, if taken literally, clashes with a state law that prohibits new district-wide testing and appears to impose a new burden on Nevada’s financially beleaguered education system.
Carolyn Edwards, who with four years of experience is the most senior member of the Clark County School Board, hopes to become the board’s next president at an organizational meeting Wednesday.
As superintendent of a school district that has been rocked by $385.5 million in funding reductions over three years, Walt Rulffes said his proudest achievement was never laying off a teacher.