Education

Signature Preparatory Charter School

New rules will aim to make charter schools more inclusive

The remains of a failed proposal to put a moratorium on new charter schools may still bring notable changes to the number and types...

Tax hike dominates joint meeting of county commission, school board

A historic joint meeting of the Clark County Commission and the Clark County School District Board Thursday night yielded a wish-list of programs worth...
Cortez Masto

Cortez Masto schools Fed chair on value of a trade education

Nevada U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto on Friday challenged the Federal Reserve chairman for perpetuating a “false narrative” that higher education is the only...
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Cow shot three times at UNR slaughterhouse prompts action by USDA

Killing cows is no big deal in Nevada, where beef and cattle ranching is the top agricultural industry.  But in March, when it took three...

Charter schools excluded from controversial funding boost

Was it intentional? That’s the question circling the charter school community in the aftermath of the passage of an education funding bill that provides additional...
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Cortez Masto wants to shrink schools’ carbon footprints

WASHINGTON -- Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D) introduced legislation Tuesday that seeks to upgrade infrastructure and reduce emissions at public schools. Her bill,...

Helping homeless youth succeed: what it takes, and where the state fits in

More than once in her life, 18-year-old Alonn Adams didn’t think she would graduate high school. Since she was 9, she lived in 26...
Treasurer Conine

Nevada treasurer envisions bigger, more activist role for office

From addressing part of the nagging issue of banking in the marijuana industry, to finding a way to make the popular Millennium Scholarship financially...
State Assembly

Bill to increase funding for treatment of autistic children left as an audit

A bill that advocates believe would have expanded funding for an effective early intervention treatment for hundreds of autistic youth was watered down during...
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Correction: NSHE still short on COLA raises

Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly earlier this week told area media that due to an error, the state budget for the...

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