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October 10, 2014

Paper Opposes Nevada K-12 Funding Initiative Using Its Own Ad Space

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 Dad Told It Will Cost $10K to See School Data State Collects on His Children

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.

December 17, 2013

NCLB Waivers May Have Provided Escape Hatch for Many Low-Performing Schools

A report from the New America foundation raises the question of whether states are intervening in the rights schools under their NCLB waivers.

October 22, 2013

Nevada School Shooting Draws Fresh Focus on Bullying, Harassment

A new law in Nevada requiring school districts to track and report incidents of bullying could be put to use after a school shooting on Oct. 21.

June 18, 2013

Nevada Gov. Signs Bill to Fund English-Learner Programs

For first time ever, the state of Nevada will provide funds to school districts to support programs for English-language learners.

June 03, 2013

More Vetoes of Teach For America Needed

Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota vetoed a legislative appropriation to Teach For America because he knew their business plan was to seek funding from cash-strapped states while maintaining a well-funded organization. Nevada and North Carolina are going down the same path. They should learn fiscal responsibility from this savvy governor.

May 28, 2013

Money at Center of ELL Achievement Debate in Nevada

Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval is the first Nevada governor to propose additional spending on the state's English-language learners.

March 08, 2013

Nevada Schools Struggle With Resources for English-Learners

As one of the few states that does not provide any additional funding to districts to pay for instruction for ELLs, Nevada may soon change course.

November 14, 2012

Las Vegas District Welcomes Charter Growth, Official Says

The charter schools director for the Las Vegas district says officials there have welcomed recent charter enrollment growth.

August 08, 2012

Nevada Hits NCLB Waiver Jackpot

Nevada joins 33 other states plus the District of Columbia in gaining flexibility through waivers under No Child Left Behind.

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