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More money leads to better school performance, evaluation finds

An external evaluation of seven educational programs authorized by the 2017 Nevada Legislature was released Tuesday and recommends continued funding for all programs.The education initiatives...
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NSHE chancellor brushes off north-south split as “a tired discussion”

Thom Reilly knows there are many lenses a person can use to view the higher-education system here in Nevada. One brings into focus a...
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UNR shuffled into “R1,” too

Days after UNLV was named an “R1” research institution, the University of Nevada, Reno, has also made its way onto the list.The Carnegie Classification...
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Carnegie shuffle moves UNLV up to “R1” status

Seven years ahead of schedule, University of Nevada, Las Vegas is now the first public university in Nevada to achieve "Tier 1" status.The Carnegie Classification...
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State charter school graduation rate lags behind CCSD, WCSD

The Nevada Department of Education released graduation rates for the Class of 2018, and state-sponsored charter schools as a whole fared worse than traditional...

Assemblywoman to charter school authority: We are watching you

The State Public Charter School Authority continues to face serious criticism from legislators for failing to conduct evaluative site visits at the dozens of...
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Professors, donors make case for reining in NSHE

The Nevada System of Higher Education only cares about itself -- and the University of Nevada, Reno.That was one of the harsh criticisms doled...
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Opposition to school “dragnet” policy unites rival groups

From guidelines involving gender-diverse students to stances on education savings account, the ACLU of Nevada and Power2Parent’s opinions on policies could not be further...
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Charter school authority talks diversity: ‘We have to get better’

Students at state-sponsored charter schools performed better on standardized testing than students within traditional school districts in all demographic categories except one: low-income students.That...
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Titus goes to bat again for hungry kids

For close to two-thirds of Clark County students, the free or reduced-price breakfasts and lunches they receive at school may be the most nutritious...

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