Month: November 2016

November 22, 2016   |   Announcements
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With ESA’s Gone, Time to Focus on the Real Needs of Students

An Education Savings Account (ESA) is a voucher that diverts taxpayer money constitutionally allocated for public schools to private schools. The voucher program threatened to strip away nearly $40 million from Nevada public schools. The same funds could be better served if they were allocated to fund Pre-K, Special Education, ELL, and the many  programs […]

November 21, 2016   |   Announcements
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Parental Engagement in the Community Implementation Council Can Make a Difference

The Legislative Advisory Committee to Develop a Plan to Reorganize the Clark County School District (AB 394,) proposed a plan to reorganize the way the Clark County School District conducts business. Clearly, defined responsibilities and continued communication between the stakeholders can be key to a successful venture. The changeover of having top school administrators making all […]

November 21, 2016   |   Legislation, School Finance Reform
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A Valuable Education Begins With Preschool

There are few investments with greater returns for our children, families, communities, and our state’s economy than high quality early education.  With the 2017 Legislative Session fast approaching, lawmakers must be sure to include preschool funding as a top priority.  The benefits of investing in quality preschool programs are too important for Nevada to pass […]