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Sisolak donates salary to schools, as promised

Following up on a campaign promise, Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Wednesday he is donating his salary to Nevada’s schools.In a letter to the...
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Sisolak joins board of national education nonprofit

Gov. Steve Sisolak, along with 16 other current and former governors, has joined the board of directors for the national nonprofit Jobs for America’s...
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Charter school moratorium axed; debate over online schools rages on

A proposed moratorium got the moratorium part amended out. But changes to the oversight of charter schools are still under consideration at the Nevada...
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For size of its economy Nevada spends remarkably little on education, report says

Only four states spend less money on education relative to the size of the state's economy than Nevada, a report released this month says.Direct...
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Achievement District executive appointed to lead charter school authority

Gov. Steve Sisolak has appointed Achievement School District Acting Director Rebecca Feiden as executive director of the Nevada State Public Charter School Authority.Feiden is...
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Charter school moratorium rebranded as a ‘pause’

The State Public Charter School Authority’s backlog on school evaluations -- and their outdated criteria for evaluations -- may be catching up with it.The...
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Survey says: Teachers underpaid, overworked

More than half the teachers who participated in a Nevada State Education Association survey are considering leaving education.Over an eight-month period, more than 3,000...
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Harris says plan will give Nevada teachers a $15,000 raise

On the eve of her visit to Reno, presidential candidate Kamala Harris issues a release touting her plan to give teachers a raise.Her campaign...
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Parent alleges rampant violation of open meeting law at charter schools

Charter schools often market themselves as autonomous institutions where progress and best practices aren’t hindered by bureaucracy, and where parents can play an active...
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Bill calls for moratorium on new charter schools until 2021

The rapid growth of the charter school industry could come to a screeching halt in Nevada, thanks to a bill introduced Monday.The proposed bill,...

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