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Teaching Profession Video 2021 National Teacher of the Year: Special Education Is the 'Heartbeat' of Schools
Juliana Urtubey, an elementary special education teacher in Las Vegas, is the third special educator to receive the national honor in the program's nearly seven-decade history.
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Teaching Profession Juliana Urtubey, an Elementary Special Educator, Is the 2021 National Teacher of the Year
Known as Ms. Earth for her work with school gardens, Urtubey is a National Board-certified teacher in Las Vegas.
Madeline Will, May 6, 2021
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Teaching Profession Teacher Salaries Are Increasing. See How Your State Compares
The National Education Association warns that some of the progress in teacher pay could be jeopardized by the pandemic.
Madeline Will, April 26, 2021
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Budget & Finance A Windfall, Teacher Shortages, and Uncertain Enrollments Shape Next Year's K-12 Budgets
School finance officers from across the nation describe the unique challenges of managing their money one year into the pandemic.
Mark Lieberman, April 2, 2021
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Denise Tilley receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 3, 2021 in Anchorage, Alaska. The Anchorage school district is a leading provider of inoculations to community members in the state.
Denise Tilley receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 3, 2021 in Anchorage, Alaska. The Anchorage school district is a leading provider of inoculations to community members in the state.
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School & District Management Should Schools Become Vaccination Sites for Everyone?
As districts work with health agencies to inoculate staff, some leaders say schools could be ideal vaccination hubs for the whole community.
Stephen Sawchuk, February 4, 2021
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Nevada
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 21, 2020
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Assessment Nevada Ranks 50th on Quality Counts Annual Report Card
The state, which earned a D-plus, was weak on socioeconomic factors that can affect the educational environment, and also in the school finance area.
Evie Blad, September 3, 2019
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States State Legislators Revamp Funding in Texas, Nevada
Several states this year sought to replace their funding formulas, a monumental fiscal and political feat, but only a handful of legislatures have been able to get proposals to their governors' desks.
Daarel Burnette II, June 18, 2019
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Federal How Charters Could Factor in 2020's Democratic Primary
Charter schools are playing a notable role in remarks about education from candidates like Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. Yet it's not clear what if any role they'll have in important states like Iowa and New Hampshire.
Andrew Ujifusa, June 18, 2019
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Federal Democrats Are Fighting Over Charter Schools. Will Key Early Primary States Care?
Charter schools are playing a notable role in remarks about education from candidates like Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. Yet it's not clear what if any role they'll have in important states like Iowa and New Hampshire.
Andrew Ujifusa, June 11, 2019
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Every Student Succeeds Act States Hunt for Evidence to Underpin School Turnaround Efforts
It's not enough to come up with a plan to fix the worst-performing schools, the strategy must show it has a chance of working to satisfy the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Alyson Klein, April 2, 2019
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Education Funding Which States Are Poised to Tackle Outdated K-12 Funding Formulas?
Buoyed by budget surpluses and prodded by teacher activism and legal challenges, legislators and governors are gearing up to tackle long-outdated K-12 funding formulas.
Daarel Burnette II, February 12, 2019
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Nevada
This Quality Counts 2019 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 16, 2019
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Education Opinion More Grads, Happier Teachers, Fewer Referrals (Part 2)
The graduation rate at Damonte Ranch High School (Nev.) has soared since implementing new SEL practices. We spoke with their staff about the improvement.
Learning Is Social & Emotional Contributor, September 14, 2018
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