Teacher unions

Playing favorites

Clark County teachers get a special deal

May 18, 2010 | by Karen Gray

In the last year, Clark County teachers received an unpublicized salary increase.

Attacking the pillars of mediocrity

Nevada should quit protecting bad teachers

April 29, 2010 | by Patrick R. Gibbons

Which industry in Nevada terminates less than one percent of its employees for poor performance, incompetence or criminal behavior? If you said “Public Education,” give yourself a gold star.

Race to nowhere

State teacher unions given veto over Race to the Top funding

April 12, 2010 | by Patrick R. Gibbons

The round-one winners of Race to the Top funds surprised many observers of the education-reform scene.

The emerging education consensus

Candidates in both major parties are embracing sound policy ideas

March 31, 2010 | by Patrick R. Gibbons

Republican and Democratic gubernatorial candidates have embraced real education reforms.

Rhetoric versus reality

On education spending, they’re telling you more is less

March 2, 2010 | by Patrick R. Gibbons

The K-12 education establishment is trying to pretend that a $200 million funding increase is a devastating cut.

Power to the pupil

Howard Fuller fights for educational choice

February 24, 2010 | by Patrick R. Gibbons

Howard Fuller, a former black-nationalist community organizer and long-time education reformer, sees education reform as the civil rights fight of the 21st Century.

A voice for the Hispanic community

Anthony Colón's fight for education reform

February 9, 2010 | by Patrick R. Gibbons

Anthony Colón, an education consultant, says Hispanics must have a voice in the education reform movement.

Assessing the governor’s education reforms

The conversation is heading in the right direction

January 25, 2010 | by Patrick R. Gibbons

Governor Jim Gibbons' proposed education reforms represent a step in the right direction.

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