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March 28, 2016   |  
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Parents Ask Nevada Supreme Court to Maintain Injunction Halting Controversial Voucher Program

Educate Nevada Now, powered by The Rogers Foundation, Stands with Nevada’s Public School Children LAS VEGAS, NV (March 28, 2016) — Nevada public school parents, who secured an injunction to halt the controversial Education Savings Account (ESA) voucher program, filed a legal brief on Friday urging the State Supreme Court to keep the injunction in effect. […]

March 16, 2016   |  
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Nevada School Funding Shortchanges Students

Public school funding in Nevada earns poor marks in the recently released fifth edition of “Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card.” Nevada’s overall funding level is very low and funding is distributed unfairly. Nevada has also consistently failed to make a reasonable investment to support public education. Bottom line: Nevada’s system of public school finance […]

March 8, 2016   |  
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Educate Nevada Now Hosts Forum On Nevada’s Unconstitutional Education Savings Accounts Alongside Aclu Of Nevada And Other Community Partners

Monday, March 14 • 5:30 PM The Center • 401 S. Maryland Parkway LAS VEGAS, NV (March 8, 2016) – Educate Nevada Now, powered by The Rogers Foundation, is hosting a forum in conjunction with ACLU of Nevada and other community partners about the controversial subject of Educations Savings Accounts (ESAs). The schedule for the evening of […]

March 4, 2016   |  
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Nevada State Treasurer’s Bond Request Cut Back in Voucher Case

LAS VEGAS, NV (March 4, 2016) – Judge James Wilson of the First Judicial District Court issued an order denying Treasurer Dan Schwartz’s $238,000 surety bond request in Lopez v. Schwartz, a case challenging the new controversial voucher law, Senate Bill 302 (SB 302).   Several parents of public school children filed the suit in September 2015, and won […]

January 11, 2016   |  
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Judge Wilson Rules In Favor Of Nevada Parents

Grants Preliminary Injunction To Block Unconstitutional Private School Voucher Law LAS VEGAS, NV (Jan. 11, 2016) – Today, Judge James Wilson in the First Judicial District Court in Carson City issued an order halting implementation of Nevada’s unlimited voucher program. The ruling is a clear victory for the children attending public schools all across the state. […]

January 4, 2016   |  
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Nevada Parents Heading To Court January 6 To Block Unconstitutional Private School Voucher Law

Educate Nevada Now, powered by The Rogers Foundation, Stands with Nevada’s Public School Children LAS VEGAS, NV (Jan. 4, 2016) — This past September, Nevada public school parents sued to block implementation of a controversial private school voucher law that will divert funding from the state’s already underfunded public schools. This Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 1:30 […]

December 8, 2015   |  
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Breaking News: ACLU Challenge To Nevada School Voucher Law Focuses On Sectarian Issues

PARENTS’ LAWSUIT CHALLENGES THE VOUCHER LAW’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS  On Thursday, December 10, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt will ask Judge Eric Johnson of the Eighth Judicial District Court in Clark County to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada (ACLU) challenging Senate Bill 302 (SB 302), Nevada’s […]

November 24, 2015   |  
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ENN Files Reply To Attorney General Reiterating Need To Block SB302

Nevada Parents Confident Court Will Block Unconstitutional Voucher Law Las Vegas, NV – In court papers filed today, parents suing to block Nevada’s voucher law responded to the Attorney General and his backing of the State’s sweeping voucher program that will result in the diversion of critical funding earmarked solely for the education of children […]