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.
New data from the U.S. Department of Education show Nevada’s graduation rate is up, but is still last in the nation.
Class sizes in Clark County classrooms may not get smaller, even though Governor Brian Sandoval is proposing a hike in education funding.
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.
The federal Department of Education says during the 2010-11 school year, 62% of Silver State high school seniors received a diploma.
The nation’s fifth-largest school district is making gains.