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Up to 70 percent of Nevada parents believe in some form of educational choice program, such as Education Savings Accounts and Opportunity Tax Scholarships — and yet, Nevada lawmakers continue to drag their heels when it comes to making sure these important reforms are funded and available to Nevada families. Visit SchoolChoiceNV.com to learn more about what is possible for students in the Silver State, and to get organized for real educational choice.
Rather than forcing taxpayers, including teachers, to pour more money into a broken system, teachers and students alike would be better served by addressing the root cause of Nevada’s education problem: the chronic and systemic mismanagement of public schools.
The Opportunity Scholarship Program saves tax dollars and allows for greater per-pupil funding of public schools, while also helping students find the right school that best fits their unique needs.
Florida schools are ranked 4th best nationwide. The state is home to the nation's largest school choice program and has one of the nation's best overall education systems, despite spending much less than the national average.
The Institute for Justice just filed a lawsuit against the Nevada Department of Education, and that’s great news for the hundreds of students who are in danger of losing their…
Clark County teachers are understandably upset over rising PERS costs, which have gone up nearly 45 percent since 2007 and now cost the average teacher over $17,000 a year.
Actual learning has always been the Achilles heel of U.S. public education — no matter how many youths get processed through the factory-style education system.
Sisolak’s hunch is correct: CCSD’s massive administrative structure fosters internal ‘kingdoms’ that regularly destroy fiscal accountability.