LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's top schools chief says he expects test scores to be tied to teacher evaluations as planned next year, despite a recent overhaul of the No Child Left Behind education law that no longer requires states to do so.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Unions that fought against an overhaul of the Nevada Public Employees Retirement System earlier in the legislative session are getting behind another bill they say is more reasonable.
Lynn Warne, president of the state's teachers union, is stepping down later this summer. Before she does, she's joining us to discuss the departure of Clark County Superintendent Dwight Jones as well as the state's superintendent of public education, James Guthrie.
The Nevada State AFL-CIO wants to raise taxes for education by bringing a vote to the people. The labor group needs to collect 73,000 signatures to put the initiative on the ballot but they will have to do it without the help of the teachers union.