This legislative session taught us that the people of Nevada continue to be passionate about education. We learned that most of Nevada’s legislators of both parties, and their constituents, want to make improvements and investments in education even if there is not a consensus on the best way to do it.
This story first appeared in The Nevada Independent on June 6, 2017. Read the original version here. Una coalición integrada por diversos grupos progresistas realizó una conferencia de prensa la tarde de este lunes a las afueras de la Legislatura Estatal para expresar su gratitud a líderes Republicanos y Demócratas por haber llegado a un […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2017 Contact: Sylvia Lazos, Educate Nevada Now, email@example.com ENN Thanks Legislators For Prioritizing Public Schools And Standing Strong Against Vouchers Carson City- Educate Nevada Now, powered by the Rogers Foundation, would like to publically thank all the senators and assembly members who stood strong against vouchers and also […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2017 Contacts: Annette Magnus, Battle Born Progress, firstname.lastname@example.org Sylvia Lazos, Educate Nevada Now, email@example.com Chris Daly, Nevada State Education Association, firstname.lastname@example.org Holly Welborn, ACLU of Nevada, email@example.com Public Money Public Schools Coalition Supports Legislators Who Stand Strong Against Vouchers Carson City – The Public Money Public Schools […]
For Immediate Release: June 1, 2017 Carson City, NV – Today, Nevada legislators proved they are champions for children by approving an education budget that excluded the controversial SB506 Voucher Bill that would have allowed scarce public funds to be diverted to private schools. “After tough negotiations, Senate leader Aaron Ford stood strong for Nevada’s […]
This story originally appeared in The Nevada Independent on June 01, 2017. Read the original version here. Legislative negotiations over a host of unresolved policy issues — chiefly the divisive Education Savings Accounts — have broken down, prompting Senate Republicans to sink key bills implementing a 10 percent excise tax on recreational marijuana and a […]
After lot’s of waiting and wondering, we finally got confirmation of a hearing on the Voucher Bill SB506 – and it’s tonight!
Yes, we know it’s Memorial Day and it’s super last minute, but we need everyone to put down their hot dog and ditch the potato salad to head over to the Grant Sawyer Bldg. or the Legislative Bldg. at 6 p.m. and defend our students’ public dollars from going to private schools.
This story originally appeared in The Nevada Independent on May 28, 2017. Read the original version here. Chappelle White’s 14-year-old daughter comes home from school happy these days, chatting nonstop about her new friends, classroom activities and basketball team. It’s a welcome relief for the single mother who hated to see her daughter, Taliyah, struggle […]
This story originally appeared in the Las Vegas Review-Journal on May 6, 2017. Read the original version here. By: Amanda Morgan Special to the Las Vegas Review-Journal Since the Nevada Supreme Court deemed unconstitutional Senate Bill 302, Nevada’s voucher bill or Education Savings Accounts, some lawmakers and the governor are attempting to revive the controversial […]