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Laxalt contributor invoked KKK in effort to dismantle public schools

Nevada Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt received $10,000 in campaign contributions from a Missouri billionaire who advocates for dismantling the public school...
Visually impaired children play with a robot at the Nevada Blind Children's Foundation's new learning center.

Lack of resources for blind youth can lead to gaps that last a lifetime

“Hurdle after hurdle after hurdle.” That’s how Terri and Aaron Rupp describe the ongoing experience of getting their daughter enrolled and accommodated within Clark County...
CIS school supply drive

When the economy and families fail to provide, schools have to step in

When employees at the convenience store a quarter mile away from Robert Taylor Elementary School notice a student shoplifting, they will sometimes call its...
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Nevada should cap charter schools

Twenty-one states have capped the number and growth of charter schools. Nevada should join them. Four years ago, the state spent $254 million on charter schools....
Superintendent Traci Davis

Washoe County superintendent weighs in on class, race and education

Washoe County School District Superintendent Traci Davis knows there are people who wish she would stop talking about equity. But she isn’t going to. “I tend...
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Leaders mum on reasons behind Nevada charter school change

A North Las Vegas charter school is rebranding and ending its relationship with its Arizona-based management company, but the motivation behind the changes is...
Mock trial at FreedomFest

Public schools get a mock trial at world’s largest libertarian gathering

Defending public schools at a conference full of free-market enthusiasts is a Herculean task, but Tick Segerblom felt up to the challenge Friday. The Nevada...
CCSD student

What the bond between public education and private labor looks like

Two days before Southeast Career Technical Academy held its graduation ceremony at Orleans Arena, a much smaller celebration took place in a rec room...
Nevada F grade

New report argues Nevada laws aren’t protecting public education

Nevada has found itself near the bottom of another list. A new ‘Grading the States’ report from the Network for Public Education and the Schott...

School board reviews gender-diverse policy

After about four hours of public comment and intense debate, the Clark County School District Board of Trustees voted 4-3 to move forward on...

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