Announcements

July 12, 2018   |   Blog
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ENN recommends big changes to school funding as part of Fund Our Future Nevada

Educate Nevada Now is a founding partner of Fund Our Future Nevada, a statewide coalition of parents, educators, students, organizations, and individuals dedicated to ensuring every child has the resources necessary to succeed in our schools.   Formed in February of 2018, the coalition has already gained traction.  Hundreds have joined the effort at FundOurFutureNV.com […]

April 11, 2017   |   Blog
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SB 390 Let’s expand ZOOM school opportunities for more students who need it

Tuesday, April 11th  there is a scheduled hearing with the Education Committee to begin at 3:30 p.m. on various topics including ZOOM schools, we encourage people to tune in, testify and help us support the students who need it most. Please testify or send an email to the Education Committee (https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/NELIS/REL/79th2017/Committee/185/Overview). You can testify in […]

April 4, 2017   |   Blog
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New Voucher Bill, What’s The Difference?

Last week the Governor’s office introduced SB 506 a bill that would follow through on the Nevada ESA/Voucher program, right after Senator Majority Leader Aaron Ford declared Senator Scott Hammond’s almost identical bill SB 359 dead in the water. So what’s new with this bill? We were shocked to find there were little changes in […]

November 22, 2016   |   Blog
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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   |   Blog
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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 […]