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Bill Aimed at Improving Underperforming Schools in Nevada Passes through Assembly

By David Thompson, @DJakaDT CARSON CITY, Nev. – There are 78 public schools in Nevada on the Department of Education’s “watch list” for poor performance. Nevada law states that failing charter schools are in the state’s hands, whereas failing public schools are under the federal government’s control – that is,

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Video – Senate Bill 77 Explained

If Senate Bill 77 passes in the 2015 Nevada Legislature, under-performing schools would be placed on a three-year timeline to improve. If a school fails to progress, the fate of the school will be up to the Department of Education, which has the power to close the school, turn it into a charter school,