Education

Nevada Children’s Report Card: F-, F, F-, F

Nevada received an overall “F” grade for education - again -- according to the 2018 Nevada Children’s Report Card released this week by the...
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What top-rated charter schools have in common: fewer poor kids

When the Nevada Department of Education released its performance ratings last month, “school choice” advocates were quick to boast that charter schools outperformed traditional...
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He’s running

It was 20 years ago that the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law opened (just in case some of you were looking for...
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Kavanaugh, Me Too point up need to modernize Nevada sex ed

If 18-year-old Alan Cruz learned anything from Christine Blasey Ford accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, it’s that people don’t believe...
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UNLV gets good rank for ‘Least Debt’

For the second year in a row, UNLV was named the most diverse undergraduate campus by U.S News and World Report, tied for first...
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Even with tuition waived, foster youth travel a tough road

Even with scholarships and loans, Madison Sandoval-Lunn could barely afford college and her living expenses. As a foster youth with no support system, she...
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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...

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