Teachers’ dues payments to the union are regularly used to further political and social agendas that may conflict with the personal views and convictions of individual members.
Campaign finance reports reveal that almost all funding to support the proposed margin tax has come from Nevada teachers.
Key language in the proposed margin tax might force firms to file taxes jointly with firms that they have never done business. A business owner may not even know the business owners with whom the tax would force them to file jointly, should the tax become law.
Phalguni Vetrichelvan, a soon-to-be graduate of Advanced Technologies Academy, is the 2014 recipient of the Professor R.S. Nigam & NPRI Freedom Scholarship, the Nevada Policy Research Institute announced today.
NPRI launches billboard campaign to inform teachers of their ability to leave CCEA between July 1 and 15
Multiple billboards throughout the Las Vegas Valley are today alerting Nevada teachers to their right to opt out of the Clark County Education Association between July 1 and July 15, the Nevada Policy Research Institute has announced.
New teachers with the Clark County School District don't have to join the teacher union.
Between July 1 and July 15, Nevada teachers can opt out of union membership. The two-week window gives teachers a chance to save $600 to $770+ a year.
Despite its massive budget and full staff, the Clark County School District Office of General Council has exceeded its outside-counsel budget in each of the past three years. For this school year, the CCSD legal office is some $179,000 over its legal services budget.
Money isn’t the real problem with K-12 public education. Albert Shanker, the longtime president of the national American Federation of Teachers, frequently — despite his union job — felt compelled to tell the truth. For the first time, NPRI put its message in a wholly cartoon format, publishing a slideshow explaining Shanker’s important comments.