Americans no longer expect quality, much less excellence, from our public education system, and U.S. students now lag behind those from other developed countries. What’s happening in Nevada is a prime example of the dumbing-down of our public … [Read more...] about Lowering the Education Bar: Nevada and the U.S. shortchange students or are we becoming a Third World country?
Since Nevada’s legislature chose to take no action on the Free Margin Tax initiative by the March 15th deadline, this important state issue has been automatically passed on to the 2014 ballot. This means Nevada voters will decide whether or not we … [Read more...] about Killing Jobs to Pay for Education: Nevada’s Free Margin Tax Initiative… Won’t be Free
Nevadans will find out this month whether the Clark County School District (CCSD) qualifies for a $40 million grant from the federal government’s “Race to the Top” program. The money would provide high-tech tools and programs at 63 schools to help … [Read more...] about Playing Politics with Education: Teachers Union Throws Students under the Bus
Would you take a job that pays less than comparable positions, requires you to supervise unruly individuals without the authority to discipline them and results in your being blamed when other people don’t take care of their responsibilities? And … [Read more...] about If You Can Read This, Thank a Teacher
The Nevada State Government needs to stop throwing good money after bad; and, it should begin now. As business people, we have just a few days to affect our Nevada State Legislators and what they do, and do not, vote for. What do you plan to do? Sit … [Read more...] about The Solution to Education: Do What Works
Am I the only one sick of this BS? Two stories have come to light recently that show how taxpayers’ money is being wasted by the Clark County School District. These examples not only point out the quality of the district’s decision-making, but also … [Read more...] about Clark County School District Waste: Throwing Our Money Away