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’ union educators holding a “sickout strike,” 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’s governor sent a warning to lawmakers who blocked school choice by vowing to campaign against them. “I’ll do everything in my power to prevent them from being successful” in… Read More

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

Nevada’s 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
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’s 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) – 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
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’s agenda… Read More

July 24, 2023
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) – 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
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 ‘pornographic’ assignment

(Daily Caller) – Two Las Vegas parents sued a school district after their daughter was allegedly required to complete a “pornographic” 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) – Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak’s 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’ union is criticizing lax grading, ‘restorative justice’ and student behavior

(The Center Square) – A Nevada teacher’s union criticized the Clark County School District’s lax grading system, “restorative justice” 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) – 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
Public Education
Nevada education official resigns after 3 months with $110,000 payout

(The Center Square) – Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents Chief of Staff and Special Counsel Robert Kilroy resigned Thursday after just three months on the job. Read More

November 21, 2022
Public Education
School board contemplates filing defamation lawsuit against trustee candidate on election night

A Nevada school board considered legal action against a board candidate on election night in response to his criticism of district officials. Brian Gale was running to be… Read More

November 17, 2022
Nevada’s new abortion information page includes complaint form for reporting crisis pregnancy centers

(The Center Square) – Nevada has launched a new abortion information page, Governor Steve Sisolak announced last week. The page includes information on current Nevada law, details on different types of… Read More

October 25, 2022
Public Education
Nevada school board fires, recinds firing, then gives pay hike to superintendent

(The Center Square) – The Clark County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees voted to approve a contract extension for Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara that includes a $75,000 raise. Read More

October 10, 2022
Public Education
Critics livid after Las Vegas-area school district hires controversial company to push liberal agenda

A public school district in Nevada paid $800,000 to a company that’s been criticized over student privacy concerns, a liberal agenda and questionable government ties.  According to… Read More

September 1, 2022
Ted Cruz to headline school choice event in Nevada

(The Center Square) – Texas Republican Ted Cruz is coming to Las Vegas. The Club for Growth announced Friday that Cruz would speak at the second… Read More

August 1, 2022