In his State of the State address earlier this year, Gov. Brian Sandoval said he supported breaking up large county school districts and consolidating smaller ones.
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March 31, 2015
March 30, 2015
In Clark County, Nev., two principals with a record of success will run a second school as part of a "franchise," to share best practices and develop a leadership pipeline.
March 27, 2015
In addition to a delay, Wisconsin had to eliminate certain questions from its Smarter Balanced exam, after opting not to use the adaptive testing feature of the test.
March 05, 2015
The fast-growing Clark County district, which includes Las Vegas, has seven "shovel-ready" projects on tap, with 12 school scheduled to open in 2017 and plans to make additions to 40 other schools.
January 21, 2015
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, wants more money for schools, even though voters rejected a ballot measure designed to increase K-12 spending last year.
January 15, 2015
Nationwide, Hispanic children have low preschool participation rates but a new Quality Counts 2015 follow-up analysis finds that enrollment varies considerably by state.
November 21, 2014
Acknowledging that his latest action on immigration may not outlive his presidency, President Obama pledged to work with Congress to find long-term legislative solutions.
November 20, 2014
By offering temporary legal status to an estimated 5 million undocumented immigrants, Obama's action will ease concerns about separating school-aged children from their parents and guardians.
October 10, 2014
The newspaper's ad says: "Vote No! on Question 3. No Guarantees. No Accountability. Devastating for small businesses & families. Consumers would pay more."
May 29, 2014
Nevada's state longitudinal data system does not contain readable records for individual children, state officials said, raising new questions in the educational-data debate.