Education

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With childcare and education strained, burden on working women deepens

Like parents across Nevada, Grecia found herself attempting to work from home and watch her young child after schools were shutdown in mid-March.She tried...
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Public-private arrangement incentivizes students to leave CCSD

The City of North Las Vegas is using federal coronavirus relief money to incentivize students to unenroll from Clark County School District and participate...

School has been a lifeline for homeless youth. Now what?

For youth experiencing homelessness, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth executive director Arash Ghafoori described the classroom as a last refuge. Schools can provide a safety...

The curious case of Superintendent Jara

I first met Clark County School District Superintendant Jesus Jara when he unleashed a firestorm. In the summer of 2019 he announced, via video,...
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Low-income students will be left behind again, groups warn

Low-income communities along with Black and brown students are most at risk of falling behind as the Clark County School District moves education online...
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Here’s what passed (and what failed) at the special session

Nevada’s 31st Special Session ended with a whimper Sunday as legislators resignedly finished the process of slashing hundreds of millions of dollars from health...
Pickard and Settelmeyer

Despite flip-flop on mining tax, teachers union says no regret of Pickard endorsement

The Clark County Education Association is standing by its oft-criticized 2018 endorsement of the Republican state senator whose about-face on a proposal to raise...

The Nevada GOP, the California bogeyman, and the irony

“Don’t become California!” is a common rallying cry in Nevada. It generally takes place a safe distance from reality, and involves claims that Gavin...
Nevada Legislature Senate

Legislature passes two bills, but the worst is still to come

The Nevada Legislature on Monday passed two of the seven bills that have been introduced during its 31st Special Session, which the governor convened...
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Sisolak takes heat for not leading revenue discussions

Education advocates on Thursday lobbed public criticisms at Gov. Steve Sisolak for refusing to take the lead on discussions about raising revenue, and they...

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