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Democrats look to pot, local sales tax for additional education money

Democrats on Tuesday announced two pieces of legislation meant to bring additional money to the state’s education system.The first piece of legislation, SB 545,...
it's not getting bigger

The reslicing begins: K-12 funding formula bill (finally) introduced

Characterizing it as a necessary first step toward fixing Nevada's lackluster education system, Senate Democrats on Monday introduced their attempt to simplify and update...
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CCSD teachers authorize strike

The teachers have spoken: They are prepared to strike.In an email sent Sunday, the Clark County Education Association announced its members have authorized a...
lots o signs

Can the success of teacher strikes elsewhere be replicated in Nevada?

It’s a narrative that appears to be playing out all across the country: Teachers are going on strike, calling in sick en masse, flooding...
CCEA rally

Some website ranked Nevada #1 for teacher appreciation. No. Really.

Nevada appreciates its teachers more than any other state!Despite the premise being beyond the comprehension of anybody paying attention to the state, some international...
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As state budget battle begins, Clark County teachers to consider strike

A Nevada teachers strike may soon be on the table.Long threatened as a possibility, the union representing Clark County School District’s 18,000 licensed teachers...
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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...
Not that jag

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...
Pinecrest school choice

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...
no income tax tho!

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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