Nevada Faces Jan. Deadline for Education Funding
Nevada has until mid-January to become eligible to compete for millions of dollars in new federal education grants, but the hurdles are greater than just repealing a law the prevents tests scores from being used in teacher evaluations, a state education official said Wednesday.
"There's a lot that has to happen," said Gloria Dopf, Nevada deputy superintendent of public instruction. "They're not going to give you $175 million for status quo."
The dollar figure is how much the state could receive under a $4.3 billion program designed to support innovation in classrooms. The deadline to apply for the first phase of...
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