Education

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A look at low teacher pay (and new strategy for raising it)

Over the past year teacher salaries have become a topic of conversation across the country, and unrest among educators led to protests and strikes...

CCSD polls public on mascot controversy

If public opinion decided policy at Clark County schools, Western High School’s Warrior mascot, replete with head dress and war paint, would be in...
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Nevada teachers’ union opposes Question 3

The teachers unions around here can't agree on anything.Thursday, the Nevada State Education Association (NSEA) announced that it opposes Question 3, known as the...

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....
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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...

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