Since 1991, Nevada Policy has fought for the right of every student in Nevada to have access to a quality education that helps prepare them for a fulfilling future. We believe such a basic right is the foundation for a truly prosperous and free Nevada.
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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.
How bureaucracies are marginalizing the children in West Las Vegas
Changing Nevada's budgeting process to a performance-based approach would maintain or increase levels of government service while saving the state more than $3 billion.
Virtual Schools will — and already have begun to — transform Nevada's education system. In the near future, virtual schools will improve student achievement and save taxpayer dollars.
In the debate over Nevada's education funding, a fundamental question remains: How much are Silver State taxpayers actually spending on the education of their youth?