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June 5, 2017   |  
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ENN Thanks Legislators For Prioritizing Public Schools And Standing Strong Against Vouchers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2017 Contact: Sylvia Lazos, Educate Nevada Now, sylvialazos@gmail.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 […]

June 3, 2017   |  
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PMPS Coalition Supports Legislators Who Stand Strong Against Vouchers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2017   Contacts: Annette Magnus, Battle Born Progress, annette@battlebornprogress.org Sylvia Lazos, Educate Nevada Now, sylvialazos@gmail.com Chris Daly, Nevada State Education Association, chris.daly@nsea-nv.org Holly Welborn, ACLU of Nevada, welborn@aclunv.org   Public Money Public Schools Coalition Supports Legislators Who Stand Strong Against Vouchers   Carson City – The Public Money Public Schools […]

June 2, 2017   |  
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ENN Applauds Nevada Leadership Who Stood Strong for Public Education

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 […]

May 1, 2017   |  
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State Continues to Mislead Families On Voucher Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 1, 2017   Contacts: Annette Magnus, Battle Born Progress, annette@battlebornprogress.org Sylvia Lazos, Educate Nevada Now, sylvialazos@gmail.com Chris Daly, Nevada State Education Association, chris.daly@nsea-nv.org Holly Welborn, ACLU of Nevada, welborn@aclunv.org   State Continues to Mislead Families On Voucher Program Treasurer’s office defies Nevada Supreme Court order Las Vegas, NV –  “The State […]

March 20, 2017   |  
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Nevadans Announce Coalition to Fight Vouchers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 20, 2017   Contacts: Annette Magnus, Battle Born Progress, annette@battlebornprogress.org Sylvia Lazos, Educate Nevada Now, sylvialazos@gmail.com Chris Daly, Nevada State Education Association, chris.daly@nsea-nv.org Holly Welborn, ACLU of Nevada, welborn@aclunv.org Nevadans Announce Coalition to Fight Vouchers Vouchers Drain Money From Public Schools, Hurt Students and Families CARSON CITY – Today, a coalition […]

January 25, 2017   |   ,
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Public Education Advocates Speak Up for Public Schools, Respond to ‘School Choice’ Rally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Las Vegas – Today, supporters for “school choice,” gather to support vouchers in Nevada. This event coincides with National School Choice week. A coalition of organizations supporting public education released the following statements: “Parents and educators are in agreement – the best choice for Nevada is a quality public education for all […]

December 5, 2016   |  
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Public School Parents to State Treasurer: Obey Court Order, Stop ESA Program

December 5, 2016 Public School Parents to State Treasurer: Obey Court Order, Stop ESA Program LAS VEGAS – Attorneys representing public school parents in the Lopez v. Schwartz lawsuit notified Attorney General Adam Laxalt today that the actions of Treasurer Dan Schwartz to continue promoting Education Savings Account (ESA) vouchers violate a court order permanently […]

April 26, 2016   |  
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Three Influential Civil Rights Organizations Join Educate Nevada Now In Fight Against Nevada’s Controversial Education Savings Accounts

Amicus Brief Filed by the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Las Vegas NAACP and Southern Poverty Law Center in Lopez v. Schwartz Case LAS VEGAS, NV (April 26, 2016) — As momentum builds in the case against Nevada’s controversial and unconstitutional Education Savings Accounts (ESAs), more organizations have joined Educate Nevada Now, powered by The […]