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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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
Teacher union’s proposed sales tax increase would raise $1 billion per year, legislative analysts say
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Feb 4, 8:01 AM: A teacher union’s proposal to raise the sales tax is estimated to bring in just over $1 billion a year for school districts and state education accounts.
On line charter school closing: families face choices.
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Feb 4, 6:37 AM: That means this will apparently be the last year for Nevada Connections and the Gortons--like the families of three thousand other students will be once again facing a decision--neighborhood school or some alternative. >
Commentary: Nevada families deserve educational choice
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Jan 13, 6:17 AM: Anyone who doesn’t think a quality education makes a difference in the life of a child should look in the eyes of Zuleika Parra. Mother of four, she had to go back to work after four years as a stay-at-home mom, just so >
Column CCEA’s job postings reveal its hypocrisy
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Jan 10, 10:01 AM:

Nevada’s largest teachers union treats its own employees much differently than how it insists the school district handle teachers.

Two charter schools adopt weighted lotteries in bid to diversify their student bodies
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Jan 6, 8:22 AM: Two Reno-area charter schools are adopting weighted lotteries to give children from low-income households greater access — a move that’s in line with the State Public Charter School Authority’s effort to diversify its >
Enrollment Open for Charter School Where Students Earn College Credit
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Dec 19, 7:17 AM: It's a charter high school designed to give students a head start on college. Nevada State High School started in Southern Nevada and moved to the Reno area about three years ago. The campus is a storefront on Longley >
Column: Kerfuffle at Clark High School shows need for school choice
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Dec 16, 9:44 AM: This is why Nevada needs private school choice so desperately. When a school — such as Clark — fails poor, minority students, they need the financial ability to find a campus that will help them succeed. >
Editorial: Opportunity Scholarship lawsuit wins a Round 1 victory
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Dec 16, 6:09 AM: This month, Clark County District Court Judge Rob Bare ruled that parents, businesses and a scholarship-granting organization have standing in a lawsuit challenging legislative action that threatens the program, which >
Judge blocks regulator from moving to shut Nevada Virtual Academy
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Dec 5, 7:16 AM: A judge has issued a temporary restraining order to block a potential closure of the online Nevada Virtual Academy charter school until a lawsuit alleging that the State Public Charter School Authority imposed unlawful >
Judge blocks regulator from moving to shut Nevada Virtual Academy
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Nov 18, 7:33 AM: A judge has issued a temporary restraining order to block a potential closure of the online Nevada Virtual Academy charter school until a lawsuit alleging that the State Public Charter School Authority imposed unlawful >

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