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Who’s teaching at Nevada charter schools?

A bill to remove a teacher licensure exemption available to charter schools has been quietly introduced into the Nevada State Legislature, but the extent...
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Officials say proposal protects species, critics say it shields projects from scrutiny

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and environmental groups are on opposite sides of a proposed bill related to sensitive data about...
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Coalition pushes lawmakers to find new money for K-12 … somewhere

A new billboard greets drivers headed southbound on I-580 from Reno to Carson City. It’s got a Nevada-blue background with yellow and white words...
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Bill would expand Medicaid to cover donor breast milk for premature babies

Breast milk is sometimes referred to as “liquid gold.”The nickname typically refers to the nutritional benefits of breast milk, but it’s also a fitting...
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Clark County moves ahead with plan to rename LAS airport after Harry Reid

Attention, LAS passengers. The airport’s name is now boarding and will soon be departing forever.The Clark County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a recommendation...
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Renewed interest in community colleges could lead to major changes

Nevada’s need to focus on workforce development may spark major changes in its community colleges. But details are scant.Gov. Steve Sisolak briefly hinted at...
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Counties want open meeting law exemption for projects with environmental impacts

Rural counties are asking the Nevada State Legislature to allow elected officials to meet behind closed doors when discussing and deliberating projects that have...
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Tesla pledged to donate $37.5m to K-12 in Nevada. But there are caveats.

Lawmakers last month seemed surprised to learn the Nevada Department of Education has no direct role in deciding which organizations receive the $37.5 million...
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Small businesses during big crisis: How owners think the state can help

Nevada’s mom and pop shops have a few ideas on how the state could better help them through the pandemic.Utility bill forgiveness, temporary wage...

Assefa resigns from Assembly

Democratic Assemblyman Alexander Assefa on Tuesday resigned from the Nevada State Legislature, acknowledging he didn’t meet residency requirements to hold his Assembly District 42...

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