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House approves Lee resolution to torpedo DeVos student loan rule

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a resolution Thursday that would overturn a Trump administration rule that critics say guts protections for defrauded student...
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Teachers union unveils proposal to raise sales tax

The Clark County Education Association on Wednesday unveiled plans to pursue a ballot initiative to raise the sales tax to fund education statewide. The initiative...

House to vote on Lee’s strike at ‘burdensome’ DeVos debt relief rule

The U.S. House is expected to vote next week on a resolution that would overturn a federal rule that critics say guts protections for...
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Teachers union says it will try suing individual principals

A 2017 bill designed to decentralize Clark County School District is now being criticized for giving too much power to principals. The bipartisan Assembly Bill...

2019 selections & reflections from the Nevada Current’s staff

Note: 2019 was the Current’s first full year of publication. To look back on the year, each member of the Nevada Current staff picked...

AOC, Cruz make all-Spanish case for Sanders

This weekend, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders presidential campaign held several events in Nevada including an all-Spanish language town hall featuring one of the most...
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Charter school approval comes with warning: Be inclusive (or else)

A legislative directive aimed at increasing diversity within Nevada’s expanding charter school population now has one of its first guinea pigs. The Nevada State Public...
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Nevada graduation rate rises for second year in a row

Nevada’s high school graduation rate increased for the second time in a row landing at 84.11 percent for the Class of 2018 – an...
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Nevada Dems battle DeVos over student loan forgiveness

WASHINGTON — A long-simmering feud between U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and congressional Democrats over student loan forgiveness is heating up as hundreds of...

Foundations of gaming legends to fund UNLV medical school building

Private donations of $155 million, mostly from the Engelstad Foundation and the Lincy Foundation, will fund construction of UNLV’s medical school building.   The Engelstad Foundation...


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