Nevada
Courts
4 Vegas teens charged as adults in beating death of fellow student over ‚Äėvaping‚Äô products, headphones

Four Las Vegas high school students are being charged as adults in the beating death of a fellow student, a crime apparently triggered by a dispute over vaping paraphernalia and… Read More

January 23, 2024
Public Education
Nevada school board cuts off mother reading from pornographic book, despite its presence on school shelves

A mother‚Äôs microphone was cut off in a Clark County school board meeting after she read from a sexually explicit book reportedly found in the Las Vegas-area district‚Äôs schools. In… Read More

November 16, 2023
Courts
Teachers’ union suing Nevada over state’s ban on striking

(The Center Square) ‚Äď Nevada’s largest teachers’ union is taking the state of Nevada and the Clark County School District to court over a ban on strikes. The Clark County Education… Read More

October 12, 2023
Public Education
Schools spent millions in COVID bucks on educational software. It was barely used

(Daily Caller News Foundation) ‚Äď School districts across the country spent millions in federal relief funds on educational software intended to mitigate pandemic learning loss, but in many cases, much… Read More

October 10, 2023
Public Education
Leader of 5th largest school district in the nation signs pledge from group demonizing conservative moms group

(The Daily Signal) ‚Äď As¬†Moms for Liberty galvanized¬†concerned parents across the country, a left-leaning group called Defense of Democracy sprouted up to oppose the growing parental rights movement. Read More

October 5, 2023
Public Education
Parental rights advocates, church leaders urge board to repeal school transgender policy in Nevada school district

A Nevada school board meeting got heated as parental rights advocates and church leaders urged its members to repeal a policy created in 2018 for ‚Äústudents… Read More

September 29, 2023
Public Education
Teacher ‘sickout strike’ illegal, says judge who ordered it to end; union appeals to Nevada Supreme Court

A Nevada judge issued Clark County School District (CCSD) a court order Wednesday against teachers‚Äô union educators holding a ‚Äúsickout strike,‚ÄĚ where healthy teachers call in sick, which the judge… Read More

September 15, 2023
Public Education
Nevada governor to campaign against Democrats who blocked school choice

Nevada‚Äôs governor sent a warning to lawmakers who blocked school choice by vowing to campaign against them. ‚ÄúI’ll do everything in my power to prevent them from being successful‚ÄĚ in… Read More

August 24, 2023
Public Education
Nevada Democrats reject scholarship compromise, while private foundation fills the gap, for now

Nevada‚Äôs Republican Gov. Joe Lombardo said a private foundation will fund the $3.2 million shortfall in choice scholarships, as Democrats rejected proposals from the governor to fund the program. Without… Read More

August 15, 2023
Legislation
Democrats nix governor’s plan to save hundreds of low-income school choice scholarships in Nevada

Hundreds of low-income Nevada students could be forced out of their schools after a Nevada legislative committee voted along party lines against the Republican governor‚Äôs proposal to fund the scholarship… Read More

August 10, 2023
Public Education
Poll: Battleground state voters, on education, trust Republicans over Democrats

(The Center Square) ‚Äď Lingering concerns about pandemic learning loss have shifted voter trust on education issues from Democrats to Republicans in four battleground states, including North Carolina. A new… Read More

August 3, 2023
Legislation
Hundreds of Nevada students expected to lose school choice scholarships. Supporters blame Dem lawmakers

Up to 600 Nevada K-12 students may lose their school choice scholarships next year after the Legislature failed to raise the cap on the program and support the governor‚Äôs agenda… Read More

July 24, 2023
Legislation
Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo talks school choice successes with students

With a school choice measure still being considered in the Nevada Legislature, Gov. Joe Lombardo heard Christian school students and parents tell how school choice policies have helped them. Read More

May 16, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Nevada boy who choked, sexually assaulted teacher pleads guilty to reduced charges

A former student at a Las Vegas area school accepted a plea deal for reduced charges after being arrested for the strangulation and sexual assault of a teacher. Read More

April 20, 2023
Public Education
Nevada to audit public schools districts

(The Center Square) ‚Äď Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo has ordered all public schools districts in the state to undergo an audit, his administration announced on Monday. The move… Read More

February 8, 2023
Legislation
Nevada governor announces historic school choice initiatives

Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo, a Republican who ousted incumbent Gov. Steve Sisolak in November, promised Nevadans more school choice in his first State of the State… Read More

January 24, 2023
Public Education
Las Vegas parents sue school after daughter allegedly given ‚Äėpornographic‚Äô assignment

(Daily Caller) ‚Äď Two Las Vegas parents sued a school district after their daughter was allegedly required to complete a ‚Äúpornographic‚ÄĚ assignment. Candra and Terrell Evans¬†filed… Read More

January 5, 2023
Public Education
Sisolak’s Nevada budget proposal doubles education funds, hikes state employee pay

(The Center Square) ‚Äď Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak‚Äôs 2023-2025 budget proposal includes a 10% raise for state employees during 2023 and more than doubles public education funding over the next… Read More

December 27, 2022
Public Education
Even this local teachers‚Äô union is criticizing lax grading, ‚Äėrestorative justice‚Äô and student behavior

(The Center Square) ‚Äď A Nevada teacher‚Äôs union criticized the Clark County School District‚Äôs lax grading system, ‚Äúrestorative justice‚ÄĚ policies, and excessive teacher workload during a school board meeting Thursday. Read More

December 12, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Nevada voters could break up America’s fifth-largest school district in 2024

(The Center Square) ‚Äď An initiative to break up Nevada’s Clark County School District (CCSD) submitted over 220,000 signatures for verification, surpassing the 140,777 needed to put it on the… Read More

November 30, 2022