Education

Not Betsy DeVos

Nevadan senators welcome Cardona’s confirmation as education secretary

The Senate on Monday confirmed Miguel Cardona to lead the U.S. Department of Education in a 64-33 vote. Cardona, a longtime educator from Connecticut, will...

It’s time for CCSD to rethink ‘health’

Monday kicked off National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, an annual opportunity to educate the public on disordered eating and providing resources to those who...
NSEA fund our schools rally

Coalition pushes lawmakers to find new money for K-12 … somewhere

A new billboard greets drivers headed southbound on I-580 from Reno to Carson City. It’s got a Nevada-blue background with yellow and white words...
no income tax tho!

CCSD to school: Spend money we haven’t given you yet, and may not ever...

Dear Clark County School Trustees, I was recently forwarded a letter that had been sent to you from your boss… er, employee… Jason Goudie, who...
CSN

Renewed interest in community colleges could lead to major changes

Nevada’s need to focus on workforce development may spark major changes in its community colleges. But details are scant. Gov. Steve Sisolak briefly hinted at...
down the street

NSHE W-2 misprint suggests all system employees work for UNR

Employees of higher education institutions that aren’t the University of Nevada Reno may have noticed something odd on their recently distributed W-2 forms. UNR was...
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Tesla pledged to donate $37.5m to K-12 in Nevada. But there are caveats.

Lawmakers last month seemed surprised to learn the Nevada Department of Education has no direct role in deciding which organizations receive the $37.5 million...

Bailey Middle School searching for answers as it takes budget hit

Darryl Wyatt is hopping mad. The principal of Dr. William H. Bailey Middle School knew he would take a hit to his budget, after the...
empty classroom

Data firm’s conclusion on class-size reduction: Nevada should actually try it

Nevada’s investments in early literacy and supplemental funding for students with specialized needs is paying off, according to a new analysis of statewide education...
cuter than Phil

Happy Groundhog Day. Mojave Max is better than Punxsutawney Phil.

Punxsutawney Phil is overrated. Early Tuesday, the country’s most famous groundhog emerged from his burrow, saw his shadow and predicted six more weeks of winter....

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