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Cortez Masto wants to shrink schools’ carbon footprints

WASHINGTON -- Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D) introduced legislation Tuesday that seeks to upgrade infrastructure and reduce emissions at public schools.Her bill,...

Helping homeless youth succeed: what it takes, and where the state fits in

More than once in her life, 18-year-old Alonn Adams didn’t think she would graduate high school.Since she was 9, she lived in 26...
Treasurer Conine

Nevada treasurer envisions bigger, more activist role for office

From addressing part of the nagging issue of banking in the marijuana industry, to finding a way to make the popular Millennium Scholarship financially...
State Assembly

Bill to increase funding for treatment of autistic children left as an audit

A bill that advocates believe would have expanded funding for an effective early intervention treatment for hundreds of autistic youth was watered down during...
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Correction: NSHE still short on COLA raises

Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly earlier this week told area media that due to an error, the state budget for the...
Nevada State Senate

Legislature passes additional education funding, new formula

Nevada Democrats seemed determined Monday to pass their education platform, and they weren’t going to let anything stop them -- not the minority party,...
State Senate

Once again, education funding will dominate final day of Legislature

Just over an hour before midnight on the penultimate day of the 2019 Legislative Session, Nevada Democrats revealed their solution to projected K-12 budget...
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Pointing to stadium “handout,” CCSD teachers’ union says strike is still on

The union representing Clark County School District’s 18,000 licensed teachers held a press conference Friday to send a message to the governor and lawmakers...

Sunscreening is not a crime

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill into law this week allowing students to possess and use sunscreen in school.The bill, which passed both houses...

U.S. News and World Report ranks Nevada 37th “best state”

Nevada is near the bottom in education and "natural environment" in the U.S. News & World Report "Best States" rankings published this week.The state...


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