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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Achieving real change in education requires an army of parents, students and citizens pushing for reform. Visit SchoolChoiceNV.com to join the fight and organize with other Nevadans for real educational choice.
There is no doubt that a lack of accountability plagues large school districts. That includes the Clark County School District, which has around 300,000 students. But if voters approve the…
Nevada’s American College Test scores are the worst in the nation. Nevada students not only earned the lowest ACT composite score (17.3) among U.S. states in 2022, a drop of…
It is long past time for Nevada, beset by an acute shortage of teachers, to embrace merit pay as a means to retain and reward its best educators. Teachers are…
Executive Summary After years during which baseline revenue failed to grow, state revenues were beginning to turn around ahead of the 2013 Nevada Legislative Session. Even with more than $700 million in temporary tax hikes set to expire, Nevada was projected to receive more tax revenue by FY 2015 than it received in FY 2012.
Big ideas can change the course of history. For Nevada public education, the time has come for a big idea: the $200,000-a-year classroom teacher. Teaching talent commensurate with pay of this magnitude, with eligibility based upon instructional prowess, could propel badly needed academic achievement gains.
Solutions 2013 covers 39 subject areas and is a comprehensive sourcebook for lawmakers, candidates and citizens who are interested in policy solutions. As the name implies, these are the solutions for the issues facing Nevadans — from taxes to education, from energy to labor, from economic development to higher education, and many more.
Digital learning offers schools a chance to multiply the impact of their best teachers, personalize the education experience for each student and do both while spending less. About 1.5 million students around the country are currently enrolled in a digital learning program and that number is growing rapidly both in Nevada and nationwide.