A review of the evidence shows that learning gains from pre-K programs are both minimal and temporary.
When will education bureaucrats stop trying to run local schools?
The education establishment consistently bemoans Nevada's lower-than-average per-pupil spending on education. Implicit in their constant return to this statistic is a misguided belief that spending more money on education naturally leads to better education results.
What choices are available to parents and students in Nevada who are considering the charter school option? What can you do if you don’t like the menu at the geographically mandated government educational cafeteria? Unfortunately, Nevadans have few alternatives.
Nevada's public education system rightly demands that students do their homework, think critically and resist following the crowd in response to peer pressure.
So whose interests, exactly, does the Clark County School District have in mind as it makes its push for full-day kindergarten? Apparently, not the students.
In nixing big funds for all-day kindergarten, Gibbonsreveals both political courage and respect for the best research
Right after his Jan. 2 public swearing-in ceremony, Gov. Jim Gibbons showed leadership in education by rejecting funding for the spurious all-day kindergarten program for all students.
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