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July 14, 2015

After Testing Problems, Nevada Set to Hire New Assessment Vendor

The state of Nevada, plagued by online testing woes earlier this year, is poised to award its next contract to oversee a suite of state assessments in a $51 million deal.

July 13, 2015

Nevada's Clark County Hopes to Lure Retired Educators Back to Teaching

The nation's fifth-largest school district, which started the year searching for about 2,600 teachers, is turning to retirees to fill critical positions in elementary schools.

June 19, 2015

Measuring the Impact of Common-Core Test Disruptions in Three States

A Smarter Balanced testing vendor has released completion rates in three states that had serious challenges giving the common-core aligned exam.

June 18, 2015

Mirage: 5 Reasons Nevada's New Choice Law Is Not Good News

Charter-choice fans are ecstatic. Nevada's GOP legislature has decided to go all in on a state-wide voucher program.It will not be awesome. Here are five reasons that Nevada's imagined future of choice-driven most excellent unicorn farming is just a mirage.

June 12, 2015

More States Are Creating Turnaround School Districts

Louisiana's Recovery School District is proving to be a model for many state governors who are intent on turning around struggling schools.

June 04, 2015

Nevada Law Puts Parents in Control of Spending State Education Dollars

Under Nevada's new law, 93 percent of students in the state will be eligible for the program.

June 04, 2015

School Vouchers for All? Nevada Law Breaks New Ground

Under Nevada's new law, 93 percent of students in the state will be eligible for the program.

May 08, 2015

Nevada's 'Superintendent-in-Residence' is Heading to San Antonio

Pedro Martinez, the former superintendent of Washoe County in Reno, Nev., was appointed superintendent of the San Antonio school district.

May 06, 2015

Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign to Link Immigration, Educational Equity

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to give students who came to the county as undocumented minors a path to citizenship.

May 04, 2015

Ga. Schools Chief: Testing Snafu With Unknown Impact Is 'Unacceptable'

Problems with common-core-aligned exams mirror those in Montana and Nevada, but the Associated Press reports that the glitches are not as severe as in other states.

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