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August 30, 2017

Lessons from Ontario: Putting Teachers - and Data - Front and Center

Aug 29, 2017byCarrie Kaufman

Produced by and Originally Posted on KNPR.org

We've reported a lot on education in Nevada.

We've talked about empowerment schools. We've talked about weighted funding. W...

Thank you to Glenn Christenson for sharing his thoughts about our recent article: “Funding for Education Must be Targeted to be Effective.” He called for Nevadans to ask what we are seeking to accomplish in our collective education reform efforts, and highlighted Nevad...

August 23, 2017

Nevada Succeeds reached out to multiple stakeholders in Nevada for their reaction to our August 14 column, “Funding for Education Must be Targeted to be Effective.” Below, Glenn Christenson weighs in. We’ll be responding with our thoughts in the coming days and lo...

Earlier this month, Nevada Succeeds invited the community to engage in policy discussions about the systemic changes around which the state needs to develop consensus. We are thrilled with the interest we have received from the community so far and look forward to thes...

“The biggest mistake a board member can make is not being fully engaged in what it is they’re deliberating over.”

— Stavan Corbett

Members of the Clark County School Board conducted interviews yesterday to replace longtime trustee Erin Cranor, who resigned her Henderson-...

August 17, 2017

 Note: The Clark County School Board began meeting at 8 a.m. today to consider a replacement for departing board member Erin Cranor. You can see information on and follow today’s meeting via our Twitter feed.

The Clark County School Board or any school board, for that m...

Nevada Succeeds reached out to multiple educators and policymakers in Nevada for their reaction to our August 10 column, “How Should We Focus Our Education Conversations.” Below, UNLV College of Education Dean Kim Metcalf shares his thoughts. We’ll be responding with o...

August 15, 2017

Check out Nevada Succeeds' President Brent Husson discussing our work on The Morning Blend!

When discussing education reform, the conversation inevitably turns to funding.

The most common arguments involve spending more, usually via teacher salaries and per-pupil spending. The idea that by offering higher teacher starting salaries and incentives to long-term t...