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Angie Sullivan: Nevada's Failing Charters, a Disgrace

Angie Sullivan, second grade teacher in Clark County (Las Vegas), Nevada, sent our her bulletin to legislators and journalists:

As far as I discern from the data available on the Nevada Report Card: 314 more words


So How Much Does Student Departure Cost Your Institution?

By Dr. Watson Scott Swail, President & CEO, Educational Policy Institute

In 2013, state and federal governments spent approximately $150 billion on higher education. This includes funding for Pell Grants, state grants, research, and direct subsidies for students. 1,687 more words

Sac State working on two major maintenance projects

Originally published Nov. 7 by The State Hornet

Two maintenance projects with a total cost of $1,406,000 are underway at Sacramento State, using funds allocated to the campus as part of a one-time funding amount for the CSU system of $35 million for deferred maintenance. 982 more words


High Graduation Rates: An Illusion of Success?

The graduation rates for 2016 were released this week. While Douglas County’s rates dipped slightly from 2015 (88.5 to 87.1%), it still surpasses the state average significantly (79.2%) and remains higher than all surrounding districts. 262 more words

Jeff Bryant on Obama's Education Legacy: Nothing to Brag About

Jeff Bryant noted that President Obama has been boasting lately about the success of his education policies, pointing to a rise in high school graduation rates as proof of their efficacy. 937 more words

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Four-year graduation rate at University of Georgia reaches record level

Coming soon is a video of a long interview I did with University of Georgia Senior Associate Director of Admissions David Graves about how high school seniors can enhance their chances of getting into the Athens school. 708 more words


Nevada Charter Schools: Lowest Graduation Rates in State

More on Nevada.

The list of high school graduation rates was posted yesterday. Charter schools had the lowest rates in the state.

The legislature and governor bestow billions on billionaires for stadiums and tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations. 175 more words

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