Nevada Education

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Graduation Rates Up, But Nevada Lags

A new report shows the nation’s public school students reached a milestone 80 percent graduation rate, but it also ranked Nevada at the bottom of the barrel.


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Nevada’s Graduation Rate Up, Still Lowest

New data from the U.S. Department of Education show Nevada’s graduation rate is up, but is still last in the nation.


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More Funding May Not Help CCSD Class Size

Class sizes in Clark County classrooms may not get smaller, even though Governor Brian Sandoval is proposing a hike in education funding.


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Group Grades Nevada Schools

An advocacy group that rates state education policies has given Nevada a ‘D’ grade, but says the state is heading in the right direction with laws passed in 2011.


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Nevada Ranks Last In Graduation

The federal Department of Education says during the 2010-11 school year, 62% of Silver State high school seniors received a diploma.


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Clark County School District Shows Improvemment

The nation’s fifth-largest school district is making gains.