The Clark County teachers union says it will increase member dues to fund a multi-million dollar campaign to persuade voters to approve a tax increase to provide at least $1 billion more annually for public education in Nevada.
The legislative session is over and the cuts to the Clark County School District aren't as bad as expected. With new found money in the state budget the district won't have to make mass layoffs and will even be able to afford to bring back some support staff. While the legislature was busy figuring out what and where to cut CCSD Superintendent, Dwight Jones was busy coming up with a plan for reforms he would like to implement in the district. Dwight Jones joins us to talk about his plan for academic improvement at CCSD and the outcome of the 2011 legislature.