Education

Susie Lee, Felicia Ortiz, Rebecca Garcia

Susie Lee on relief efforts: ‘We’re putting the airplane together while we’re flying it’

Future federal coronavirus relief packages should focus on places like Nevada where the economic damage will be outsized regardless of the actual number of...
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First employees test positive at UNLV

UNLV president Marta Meana announced Thursday that within the last 24 hours two university employees have tested positive for coronavirus. These are the first...
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CCSD can’t guarantee education for every child through coronavirus crisis

The everyday barriers facing K-12 students in Southern Nevada make it impossible to guarantee every child will be able to adapt to distance learning...
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NSHE bumps up deadline for moving all public colleges online

The Nevada System of Higher Education has directed its eight institutions to make the switch to online or remote learning “at the earliest possible...

School’s out: Sisolak shuts down all K-12 schools

All Nevada K-12 schools will be closed until at least April 6, Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Sunday.The governor stressed the decision was “difficult” and...
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What funds education in Nevada? Mostly sales tax.

Nevada relies heavily on regressive sales tax to fund its K-12 education system, a new report makes clear.The Nevada Legislature last year passed an...
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Senate votes to scrap DeVos student loan policy

The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to overturn a controversial regulation from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that her critics say hurts defrauded student loan...
no income tax tho!

Citing decades of neglect, education advocates turn to courts for action

Education advocates on Wednesday filed a lawsuit asking a district court to declare Nevada’s K-12 education system unconstitutional, arguing that decades of financial neglect...
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DeVos is wild about vouchers & charters; Dems not wild about her

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats tore into the Trump administration’s annual budget request for the Department of Education at a hearing on Capitol Hill...
Moapa River Indian Reservation community engagement meeting

Parents express frustration over CCSD structure, funding of Indian Education

Parents are mobilizing in an effort to increase resources for indigenous students in Clark County School District after a meeting earlier this month with...

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