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The collective education and education policy reform community have been talking about and using the words “teacher leadership” for years, but when I ask different stakeholders what teacher leadership is and how it is formally recognized and understood in the context o...

ANDREW DAVEY, NEVADA FORWARD, OCTOBER 16, 2017

Read this article on Nevada Forward.

How do we improve public education in Nevada? As the President of Nevada Succeeds, Brent Husson works on answering this question every day. We spoke with Husson recently about how he and...

After teaching for thirty years in Nevada’s schools, I was heartened to read Meredith Smith’s blog last week, “We Can’t Wait.” I envision seeing Nevada in the top ten of national education rankings. I know that we have the expertise needed to see effective learning in...

“But we can’t wait”

We hear this phrase a lot in education policy when the conversation leads to discussions about how to make long-term, substantive change for all students. We hear it because it feels true, and in some ways it is true. It’s not right, fair, or  just t...

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...

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...

As we gear up for the next state election cycle, Nevada Succeeds is committed to ensuring that the provision of a high-quality education for all of our students is a central focus for candidates. Because public education in Nevada is such a big part of the state budget...

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