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NEVADA SCHOOL FUNDING DIRE, URGENTLY NEEDS REFORM

Published on: February 9, 2017

Nevada is last in the nation in providing additional funding to public school children most in need, according to the sixth edition of the National Report Card released last month by ELC.

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PUBLIC SCHOOL PARENTS TO STATE TREASURER: OBEY COURT ORDER, STOP ESA PROGRAM

Published on: December 6, 2016

Plaintiffs in the Lopez v. Schwartz lawsuit notified the Nevada Attorney General that the actions of the State Treasurer to continue promoting ESA vouchers violate a court order permanently blocking the ESA program.

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ELC APPLAUDS RULING DECLARING NEVADA ESA VOUCHERS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

Published on: September 29, 2016

The Nevada Supreme Court issued a sweeping ruling in the ESA voucher lawsuit, permanently blocking the program's implementation.

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NEVADA SCHOOL DISTRICTS FACE SIGNIFICANT BUDGET DEFICITS

Published on: July 8, 2016

The final education budget adopted, in June 2015, by the Nevada Legislature for the 2015-2017 biennium does little to improve school funding overall and reduces most districts' general operating budgets for the 2015-2016 school year, an analysis by ENN! shows.

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RENOWNED SCHOOL CHOICE ADVOCATE REJECTS NEVADA’S SCHOOL VOUCHER PROGRAM

Published on: May 24, 2016

Dr. Howard Fuller, an outspoken supporter of educational choice for over 25 years, is firmly opposed to Nevada’s school voucher program for the same reasons public school parents filed a lawsuit against it.

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CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS URGE COURT TO UPHOLD RULING STOPPING VOUCHER LAW

Published on: April 25, 2016

Three leading civil right groups submitted a "friend of the court" brief to the Nevada Supreme Court asking the Justices to affirm a lower court decision finding Nevada’s voucher law violates the state constitution.

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RESEARCH SHOWS ESAs WILL NOT HELP NEVADA SCHOOL CHILDREN

Published on: April 25, 2016

The NEA and NSEA recently filed a "friend of the court" brief to the Nevada Supreme Court thoroughly reviewing the research on voucher programs similar to the state's ESAs.

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VOUCHER CASE MOVES TO NEVADA SUPREME COURT

Published on: February 17, 2016

The Nevada Supreme Court has scheduled the parties in Lopez v. Schwartz to file briefs by early April. The lawsuit, filed by parents of public school children, challenges Nevada's new voucher law.

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