If lawmakers are serious about equity in education funding, they‘ll increase school spending in Nevada’s richest neighborhoods. The highest-income neighborhoods in Clark County receive far less school funding than poorer areas.
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Tens of thousands of people will come together today in Washington, D.C., for the 44th annual March for Life. They come together for women like Karina and Cynthia, the daughter Karina considered aborting.
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Legislators have been skirting the Nevada Constitution to pass tax increases for 20 years, and it’s time to expose their scheme.
The Clark County School District is asking the Legislature to remove regulations on the hiring requirements for new teachers while simultaneously imposing new burdens on charter school applicants.
It’s a litmus test for Nevada Democrats and membership in the state’s education establishment: The belief that increased education funding leads to improved student achievement.