All posts tagged "Nevada education"

  • Opinion
    Nevada education needs a coherent plan, not a politically expedient spending spree

    (Dr. James Guthrie) – By almost any measure, Nevada’s education system ranks low, often at the nation’s bottom....

  • Government
    Stop the insanity of runaway education spending

    “Wholesale reform needed to improve Nevada education” (Chantal Lovell of NPRI) – Anyone who has had an appliance...

  • Opinion
    NPRI offers $2,500 college scholarship opportunity

    (NPRI) – LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Policy Research Institute announced today it will again offer a $2,500 scholarship to a graduating Clark County high school student who shows the potential to make a significant contribution to the cause of economic liberty. This is the fifth year that the Professor R.S. Nigam...

  • Opinion
    Debunking the Biggest Myth in Nevada

    So there’s Big Foot. The Loch Ness Monster. Leprechauns. Mermaids. And, of course, the Space Aliens being...

  • Politics
    Political Signs, Governor Sandoval, And Educational Change

    I’ll start with a couple of public service announcements. First: Carol Del Carlo, President of the Incline/Crystal Bay Federated Republican Women, reports that she and several of her neighbors have had Romney yard signs stolen from their properties.  She filed a police report and was advised by the responding deputy that theft...

  • Government
    Back To Schools You Wouldn’t Choose

    (Geoffrey Lawrence/NPRI) – As Nevada’s children return to school this fall, many parents will again be frustrated, recognizing that their children will be relegated to sub-standard education. Parents who can’t afford to live in the wealthy neighborhoods that host the best public schools, and who can’t afford private-school tuition, will discover that...

  • Government
    School Choice Gets High Marks

    (Geoffrey Lawrence/NPRI) – The data is in. The studies are conclusive. Their evidence is incontrovertible. School choice...

  • Government
    Top Sandoval Official Outlines Public Education Reform Agenda For 2013

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Establishing school choice for parents and ending social promotion for students are two top priorities in Gov. Brian Sandoval’s education reform agenda for the 2013 legislative session, an administration official said today. Linking pay to performance and providing professional development to ensure students have the best possible...

  • Opinion
    RISE To Begin Mentoring Homeschool Parents

    (Las Vegas, NV- May 2012) – RISE Education Resource Center is proud to announce it’s upcoming Eight Week Mentoring Program For New or Interested Homeschoolers. RISE’s mission is to provide a facility and resources to support educational choice. As part of that mission, RISE helps families understand more about homeschooling in Nevada...

  • Government
    RISE Resource Center And Citizen Outreach Celebrate School Choice

    NN&V Exclusive (Lori Piotrowski) – It’s National School Choice Week, and RISE Resource Center and Citizen Outreach are celebrating. On January 26, head over to the new RISE Resource Center headquarters to learn about the choices you have for your children’s education, and meet other parents who share your desire to have...

  • Government
    National School Choice Week Spotlights Educational Options

    (Sean Whaley) – As National School Choice Week gets under way today state officials say Nevada school children...

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