Bills in Nevada Focus on 3rd Grade Literacy, Handwriting

Education News – Kristin Decarr “A bill in Nevada would look to ensure that all third graders in the state can read by the time they complete the third grade…The bill would require students in the state to demonstrate a proficiency in reading on a...

What happened to all the teachers?

The Las Vegas Sun – Ian Whitaker “Clark County’s teacher shortage is affecting the schools that most need good teachers. The school district has struggled to fill more than 600 full-time teaching positions since last year, a problem that overwhelmingly...

Nevada is latest state to pass private school choice program

The Washington Post – Emma Brown “Nevada’s legislature has passed a law meant to help low-income students pay for private schools, making the Silver State the latest in a growing number of states to offer private school choice programs. The bill passed...

Good to see partnership of businesses, schools

Vegas INC – Glenn Christenson “Wandering through the crowd at schools Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky’s State of the District address, I saw the business community becoming an active partner in addressing the needs of Southern Nevada’s K-12 education system....