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EDITORIAL: District Judge Rob Bare ignores clear language of the state constitution
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May 7, 6:45 AM: GOP lawmakers created the Opportunity Scholarship program in 2015. It allowed businesses to receive a credit against their tax obligations in return for donations to organizations that participated in the program. Funding levels >
Reversal by charter school authority lets Las Vegas academy operate
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May 6, 6:49 AM: An online charter school scheduled to be shut down after this year will continue operating after all, following a reversal by the state’s charter authority on Tuesday.
Clark County judge says supermajority provision doesn't apply to law that froze Opportunity Scholarship growth
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May 6, 6:18 AM: A Clark County judge has ruled that a supermajority provision in the state Constitution does not apply to a law that froze the growth of the Opportunity Scholarship program.
Technology allows high school students to compete virtually in civics competition, may open future participation to rural students
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May 5, 7:47 AM:

Because of the coronavirus, the directors of the We The People competition had students and judges participate via Zoom. Reno High School and Incline High School were two of the 30 schools that decided to participate virtually. >

Nevada Department of Education unveils 'Path Forward' plan for distance learning
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Apr 30, 8:20 AM: The Nevada Department of Education released a "Path Forward Plan - Responding to COVID-19" as part of the state's education plan for the rest of the 2020-21 school year and looking ahead into the upcoming school year.
Nearly 1 in 3 CCSD students unreachable during distance learning
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Apr 29, 6:07 AM: Nearly a third of the Clark County School District’s 325,081 students could not be contacted the week after spring break and were marked absent from distance learning, new figures submitted to the Nevada Department of Education >
What's ahead for unions in virus crisis - concessions or battles?
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Apr 27, 7:32 AM: About half of Southern Nevada’s public-sector union contracts are under negotiation or will expire at the end of June, giving labor groups an immediate opportunity to accept or fight concessions to help balance government budgets >
CCSD teachers face another month of distance learning challenges
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Apr 23, 7:05 AM: Ebert also noted that online learning does not necessarily mean an inferior education, saying here are examples of Nevada schools that have done it well for years.
COVID-19: Education becomes another victim of coronavirus
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Apr 14, 6:37 AM: Although the WCSD is providing every resource to students, including over “one million pages of printed materials” for their paper packets, parents, students and teachers are finding it challenging to make the unexpected shift to >
Nevada Interrupted: As shift to online schooling underscores digital divide, Cox expands free internet
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Apr 7, 7:58 AM: Many Nevadans are adjusting to the proliferation of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing, stocking up on supplies and staying at home. The Nevada Independent is sharing stories each day about how the pandemic has disrupted daily >
Students, teachers adjust to distance learning at Legacy Traditional Schools
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Apr 1, 7:07 AM: From the physical classroom to the virtual classroom, teachers, and students at Legacy Traditional Schools are adjusting to a new reality. Legacy is a charter school that has quickly transformed its curriculum so students can stay >
Some CCSD teachers forge ahead with online learning
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Mar 26, 6:54 AM: Spring Valley High School teacher William Hemberger faced a daunting task on Tuesday: adapting his Socratic seminar — a teaching technique dating back to 400 B.C. — to a Google videoconference. He was one of dozens of teachers >
Parents sue Nevada regulator in bid to save online charter school
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Mar 10, 5:57 AM: Parents and students are suing the State Public Charter School Authority in an attempt to overturn its decision to close an online charter school over performance issues.
Parents sue Nevada regulator in bid to save online charter school
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Mar 3, 7:44 AM: Parents and students are suing the State Public Charter School Authority in an attempt to overturn its decision to close an online charter school over performance issues.
Why a Las Vegas charter school made a pledge to parents and bought two yellow school buses
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Mar 2, 8:23 AM: It may sound like a simple pledge, but for charters, the logistics of getting students to and from school are more complicated. Transportation laws for charter students vary by state.
Commentary: School choice for Nevada families under attack
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Feb 24, 6:20 AM: On the east side of Las Vegas, there’s a public school where kids can get double doses of math and reading to jump-start their learning. They have bilingual teachers who look and sound like they do. They thrive in a technology-rich >
Editorial: Nevada Taxpayers Association: Teacher union tax hike plan a bad idea
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Feb 18, 9:33 AM: Voters should be highly skeptical that Democratic candidates can hand out their goody bags without imposing large tax hikes on the middle class. Nevadans should likewise resist the idea of rewarding the state education establishment >
Failing education system concerns Nevada voters
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Feb 14, 6:50 AM: It's a key battleground state in the presidential election: Nevada. It's also a state that is united in a commitment to fixing its public education system.
Pro-virtual school group takes charter authority to court over public records
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Feb 14, 6:46 AM: The war between brick-and-mortar and virtual charter schools has many battlefields. One of those battlefields is the courtroom, and Carson City District Court on Wednesday awarded a small victory to advocates of virtual charter >
Bernie Sanders: In Nevada, the public schools are not for sale
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Feb 11, 9:23 AM: Together, we will follow the NAACP’s lead in passing a moratorium on state and federal spending on new charter schools until they are made more accountable. Instead of spending hundreds of millions on a parallel school system that >

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