Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Immunization data bill inspires passionate testimony

Carson City - When a child attends a public school in Nevada, like in every other state, certain immunizations must be up to date,...

Nevada education supporters rally to call for new school funding formula

Carson City - Hundreds of raucous public education advocates gathered in front of the Legislature in Carson City and the Grant Sawyer Building in...

Carson City School Board unanimously passes Schools for Climate Action resolution

Carson City - Last night the Carson City School Board unanimously approved a resolution titled Schools for Climate Action, “a non-partisan, grassroots, youth-adult campaign...

Gov. Sisolak appoints Jhone Ebert as superintendent of public instruction

Carson City – Today, Governor Steve Sisolak announced the appointment of Jhone Ebert as the new superintendent of public instruction for the Nevada Department...

Education Will Be A Central Issue for Nevada Voters This Year

Typically a new year brings optimism, but so far, Americans are experiencing widespread malaise.  Covid’s unpredictable nature continues to pummel whatever hopeful outlook people...

Job training reimagined in Nevada

First in a series of reports by The Sierra Nevada Ally: Nevada Formulates Innovative Skills Training Programs for a 21st Century Workforce, produced in...

When “Organic” Means Inequality: A Tale of a Local Grocery Store

Earlier this month Raley’s in South Reno reopened with a fanfare celebrating their new O-N-E concept. Focusing on organic foods, Raley’s proclaimed, “We are...

Nevada governor announces plan to donate salary to schools

Carson City – Today, Governor Steve Sisolak cut his first check to Nevada’s K-12 public schools, fulfilling a promise he made on the campaign...

Washoe County School District advances plan for anti-racist policies

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder and a summer of social unrest - both locally and nationally - the Washoe County School District...

Literacy crisis in Nevada – state educators launch a digital reading...

Two-thirds of Nevada’s school-aged children score below a basic level of reading proficiency. The National Assessment of Educational Progress rates Nevada in the bottom...