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Educators have a taste for charter school reform, but do legislators?

Nevada’s two most prominent education associations would love to see sweeping charter school reform but they aren’t holding their breath waiting for it, despite...
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“No caps” tops list of reasons pro-charter group likes Nevada laws

Nevada is keeping up with the joneses when it comes to charter school laws, according to pro-charter advocates.The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools...
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Guest op-ed: Remediating the chancellor

Last December, The Lincy Institute at UNLV held a forum where we presented research examining the funding of public higher education in Nevada using...

NSHE heeds Sisolak’s call to aid students during shutdown

The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents unanimously approved a resolution Friday to aid higher education students hurt by the federal shutdown.Last...
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Sick leave, education, census among child welfare advocates’ top priorities

Education funding. Paid sick leave. Child care subsidies. Stipends for foster youth. The census.That's right. The census.Social service, education, health care and child welfare...
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Lee appointed to the House Committee on Education and Labor

Nevada Democratic Rep. Susie Lee was appointed to the House Committee on Education and Labor.The committee has jurisdiction over federal education issues and labor...

More money leads to better school performance, evaluation finds

An external evaluation of seven educational programs authorized by the 2017 Nevada Legislature was released Tuesday and recommends continued funding for all programs.The education initiatives...
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NSHE chancellor brushes off north-south split as “a tired discussion”

Thom Reilly knows there are many lenses a person can use to view the higher-education system here in Nevada. One brings into focus a...
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UNR shuffled into “R1,” too

Days after UNLV was named an “R1” research institution, the University of Nevada, Reno, has also made its way onto the list.The Carnegie Classification...
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Carnegie shuffle moves UNLV up to “R1” status

Seven years ahead of schedule, University of Nevada, Las Vegas is now the first public university in Nevada to achieve "Tier 1" status.The Carnegie Classification...


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