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Bill would allow 14-year-olds to drive themselves to charter schools

One of the challenges many charter schools face is an inability to provide transportation to their students. A group of lawmakers has a novel...
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“Vaccine hesitancy” hindering Nevada’s response to outbreaks

Anti-vaccine activists packed a hearing Tuesday to oppose a bill designed to help health officials track unvaccinated students in case of a disease outbreak.Two...
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This 1-star high school shows the potential of charter schools

One grandmother of a student at Beacon Academy approached its administrators and offered this glowing praise: “My grandson doesn’t hate your school.”Not love. Not...
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Lawmakers urged to address the flunking elephant in the room: online schools

The State Public Charter School Authority has an online school problem, and charter advocates will be pushing to address it during this legislative session.A...
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Educators have a taste for charter school reform, but do legislators?

Nevada’s two most prominent education associations would love to see sweeping charter school reform but they aren’t holding their breath waiting for it, despite...
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“No caps” tops list of reasons pro-charter group likes Nevada laws

Nevada is keeping up with the joneses when it comes to charter school laws, according to pro-charter advocates.The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools...
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Guest op-ed: Remediating the chancellor

Last December, The Lincy Institute at UNLV held a forum where we presented research examining the funding of public higher education in Nevada using...

NSHE heeds Sisolak’s call to aid students during shutdown

The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents unanimously approved a resolution Friday to aid higher education students hurt by the federal shutdown.Last...
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Sick leave, education, census among child welfare advocates’ top priorities

Education funding. Paid sick leave. Child care subsidies. Stipends for foster youth. The census.That's right. The census.Social service, education, health care and child welfare...
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Lee appointed to the House Committee on Education and Labor

Nevada Democratic Rep. Susie Lee was appointed to the House Committee on Education and Labor.The committee has jurisdiction over federal education issues and labor...


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