Better grades from the State

(Las Vegas, NV) – The nation’s fifth-largest school district is getting better grades on its own report card.

The Nevada Department of Education says Clark County’s graduation rate went up seven-percent last school year, to 66 percent.  The number of truancies was cut in half.

As for the numbers of kids in each classroom – that was averaged out to 23 – lots of classes with more than that and some with less than that.

The local school district per pupil spending inched up to just over 77-hundred dollars.


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