- Dispute between Clark County teachers union, rival turns juvenile
- > Jul 16, 6:44 AM: The long public spat between the Clark County Education Association (CCEA) and the new National Education Association of Southern Nevada (NEA-SN) has gotten particularly ugly during the drop period that ends Sunday.
- New union accuses rival of bullying Clark County teachers
- Jul 6, 6:22 AM: The new Clark County affiliate of the Nevada State Education Association is accusing its rival union of bullying and intimidating teachers to prevent them from dropping their membership.
- Rival unions vie for the loyalty of Clark County teachers
- > Jul 2, 7:20 AM: Sunday marked the beginning of a pivotal 14 days for two organizations seeking to represent Clark County School District teachers. During that period, teachers can decide whether they want to stick with the current union,
- Nevada allows online charter school to continue operating for now
- Jun 26, 6:25 AM: The troubled elementary-level program of the Nevada Virtual Academy charter school will remain open if it meets certain thresholds after an agreement Monday with the State Public Charter School Authority.
- Groups pursue increase to education funding in Nevada
- > Jun 25, 6:52 AM: Fund Our Future Nevada, which launched in February, wants lawmakers to dedicate more money for Nevada schools by increasing the state’s per pupil spending. The coalition — which includes parents, teachers and community
- EDITORIAL: Competitive pressures and the Clark County School District
- > May 30, 4:51 AM: Don’t look now, but members of the Clark County School Board have inadvertently offered a rousing endorsement for school choice. Don’t look now, but members of the Clark County School Board have inadvertently offered a
- CCSD creates new job to keep students out of charter schools
- > May 29, 5:28 AM: Even as they were cutting the budget to erase a $68 million deficit, Clark County School District officials scraped together money for a new position focused on keeping students – and revenue – from leaving the district in
- Nevada governor hopeful Jared Fisher outlines education plan
- > May 17, 6:02 AM: Fisher also wants to fund Education Savings Accounts, the voucher-like program that provides families with money in per-pupil funding for private school tuition, home-school expenses and other educational services. Fisher
- Nevada governor hopeful outlines education plan
- May 16, 5:40 AM: Republican gubernatorial candidate Jared Fisher on Tuesday unveiled a 10-point plan that offers more support for students and teachers and focuses on re-evaluating how education is funded in Nevada.
- Nevada charter school fights back against possible closure
- May 15, 5:39 AM: Lawyers for an online charter school are fighting back in an effort to prevent the state’s oversight committee from shutting it down.
- Gubernatorial candidate Giunchigliani lays out education plan
- May 10, 4:42 AM: Gubernatorial candidate Chris Giunchigliani on Wednesday unveiled her education plan calling for increased teacher salaries and more base per-pupil funding throughout Nevada.
- Gubernatorial candidates spar over education funding at bipartisan forum
- May 9, 6:26 AM: Low education funding and the state’s $750 million share of the Raiders stadium cost were key topics at a gubernatorial candidate forum hosted by a group of faith and nonprofit organizations.
- Commentary: Nevada’s Charter Schools Just May Be the Answer
- > May 1, 7:19 AM: For those of us in business, it should come as no surpise that privately run charter schools are out performing traditional government run schools, by a landslide. We’re all frustrated with our state’s dismal ranking in
- EDITORIAL: Lessons from Nevada’s teacher union civil war
- Apr 30, 7:14 AM: There’s an unexpected group urging Clark County School District teachers to opt out of their local union: the state teachers union.
- State Public Charter School Authority holds closure hearing from online charter school
- > Apr 30, 4:35 AM: An online charter school that serves 2,000 students grade K-12 statewide is facing possible closures and during a meeting on Friday April 27th, the school and parents of students enrolled attended to show their support to
- New Clark County teachers union announced after disaffiliation vote
- > Apr 26, 7:00 AM: At the same time the Clark County teachers union held a vote Wednesday night to cut ties with the state and national union, a separate coalition of state and local leaders announced the creation of a new union for Southern
- Nevada’s charter school ‘deserts’ strand low-income kids
- > Apr 26, 6:41 AM: Charter schools are often championed as a way to improve the educational outcomes of underprivileged students, but many of their parents never get to find out if that’s true. That’s because many poor communities —
- The Independent Poll: Public support for school choice initiatives remains mixed
- Apr 25, 4:49 AM: The 2017 legislative session ended sans funding for Education Savings Accounts, spurring speculation about the fate of the controversial program that would have drastically widened school choice in Nevada.
- Commentary: Nevada's Opportunity Scholarships: A win for students and taxpayers alike
- > Apr 20, 6:12 AM: According to the study, each time a student is awarded an Opportunity Scholarship financed by Modified Business Tax credits, the state realizes a net-savings in education spending. These savings accrue proportionately to
- Laxalt's education plan: Appoint school boards, boost private schools and no commerce tax
- > Apr 6, 6:10 AM: The Republican governor candidate’s eight-point plan pledges to add to the outgoing governor’s sweeping, multimillion-dollar reforms in part by renewing stalled efforts to use public funds for private school tuition.
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