Month: October 2016

October 24, 2016   |   School Finance Reform
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No-Bid CCSD Reorganization Contract for $1.2 million Approved Along Party Lines

During the October 18 Legislative Advisory Committee meeting about the Clark County School District (CCSD) reorganization, Committee members were presented with a proposal from TSC2, a recently formed consulting firm headed by Tom Skancke, former CEO of Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA). Firm consultants are slated to assist CCSD with AB394 reorganization efforts, including administrative […]

October 20, 2016   |   ESA / Vouchers
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Governor Sandoval Excludes ESA Vouchers from Special Session

The Governor has called a special session that began this Monday morning October 10, 2016, to work out funding for a new NFL stadium, upgrades to the Las Vegas Convention Center, and more police officers. Thank you, Governor Sandoval, for not including ESA vouchers in the upcoming special session! Proponents of vouchers wanted the special […]

October 18, 2016   |   School Finance Reform
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Parent Engagement Leads to Student Success

Recently, hundreds of educators from across the state gathered at the Northwest Career & Technical Academy to attend the 2016 Nevada Family Engagement Summit. Keynote speaker Dr. Steve Constantino defined family engagement as “the degree to which families are empowered to be involved in the educational and academic lives of their children, and the degree […]