Month: June 2013

Millennium Scholarship to Continue At Least Through 2017-2018 School Year

by JERI CHADWELL  In a press statement released on Monday, The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office announced that $15 million allocated to the Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship program during the 2013 Legislative Session will allow the program continue through at least the 2017-2018 school year. The Millennium Scholarship program was established

Sandoval Signs Bill for ELL Funding

by ALEX POMPLIANO Gov. Brian Sandoval signed Senate Bill 504 today, which allocates state funding to ELL (English Language Learners) programs in Nevada schools. ELL instructional programs promote students’ English language proficiency and understanding of English-based academic content. “Many Nevadans struggle everyday in our schools because our state lacks a fully funded

Sandoval Signs Bill for Speciality License Plates

by ALEX POMPLIANO Here’s one bill that didn’t stir up much controversy during the legislative session and, well, why would it? Gov. Brian Sandoval signed AB24 on Friday, which “makes various changes to Nevadan license plates”. What changes exactly? Nevadan drivers can now represent 150 years of statehood with limited edition plates. The limited edition