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State charter school graduation rate lags behind CCSD, WCSD

The Nevada Department of Education released graduation rates for the Class of 2018, and state-sponsored charter schools as a whole fared worse than traditional...

Assemblywoman to charter school authority: We are watching you

The State Public Charter School Authority continues to face serious criticism from legislators for failing to conduct evaluative site visits at the dozens of...
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Professors, donors make case for reining in NSHE

The Nevada System of Higher Education only cares about itself -- and the University of Nevada, Reno.That was one of the harsh criticisms doled...
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Opposition to school “dragnet” policy unites rival groups

From guidelines involving gender-diverse students to stances on education savings account, the ACLU of Nevada and Power2Parent’s opinions on policies could not be further...
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Charter school authority talks diversity: ‘We have to get better’

Students at state-sponsored charter schools performed better on standardized testing than students within traditional school districts in all demographic categories except one: low-income students.That...
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Titus goes to bat again for hungry kids

For close to two-thirds of Clark County students, the free or reduced-price breakfasts and lunches they receive at school may be the most nutritious...
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Regents will ask Legislature to reform higher ed salary structure

K-12 teachers aren’t the only ones not satisfied with salaries.Many within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) are frustrated by its lack of...
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So now what?

Things might be more cut and dried if Sheldon Adelson and Adam Laxalt had won.Democrats, with hefty majorities in the state Legislature, would have...
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Election 2018: Who should win, according to Nevada children

Much has been written -- and will continue to be written ad nauseum -- about the “youth vote,” typically meaning voters between the ages...
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Charter school authority under fire for lax oversight

The Nevada State Public Charter School Authority is supposed to conduct evaluative site visits at each of the dozens of schools it oversees.None have...

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