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Splitting Up CCSD Won't Address District's Problems
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…
ACT Scores: Nevada is the Worst of the Worst
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…
Merit Pay for Teachers Benefits Educators, Students
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…
Foreword During what is being called Nevada’s economic “recovery,” the Silver State’s economy has grown more slowly than that of any state west of Missouri, with the exception of Alaska.
The Fiscal and Economic Impact of a Margin Tax on Nevada
Over 3,600 private-sector jobs will be lost if voters approve Question 3, commonly called the margin tax, in November, a new study released today by the Nevada Policy Research Institute finds.
33 Ways to Improve Nevada Education Without Spending More
There are dozens of ways to increase student achievement in Nevada without enacting job-killing tax increases or even spending one dollar more, finds a new study from the Nevada Policy Research Institute.
The 2013 Nevada Legislative Session: Review & Report Card
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.