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July 15, 2014
Nevada: Math key to finishing college - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada: Math key to finishing college
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The data was included in the 2013-14 Remedial Placement and Enrollment Report presented Tuesday to the Legislative Committee on Education by the Nevada System of Higher Education. It was based on students who enrolled in college in Nevada in the ...

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July 30, 2014
UNLV baseball coach Chambers gets $40000 raise - Las Vegas Review-Journal

UNLV baseball coach Chambers gets $40000 raise
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The contract won't be finalized until Dan Klaich, chancellor for the Nevada System of Higher Education, signs off. Athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy felt confident the process was far enough along to release the details Tuesday. “I think it's a game ...

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July 31, 2014
Commentary: 'Education Initiative' is really disastrous Margins Tax - Elko Daily Free Press

Commentary: 'Education Initiative' is really disastrous Margins Tax
Elko Daily Free Press
Norman says, “Nevada's education budget has been cut by $700 million since 2009!” He gives no source for this claim, but by its very terms it's intentionally misleading. The reason is that it references budgets, which include wish lists of school ...

July 31, 2014
Fact Checker: Is Pedro Martinez a CPA? - Reno Gazette-Journal

Fact Checker: Is Pedro Martinez a CPA?
Reno Gazette-Journal
A licensed CPA has a higher standard of requirements to meet that allow him or her to attest to the reliability of financial statements. Non-licensed ... Illinois was unique in this way, having a two-tiered system where people who were not licensed ...

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July 31, 2014
President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts - Whitehouse.gov (press release)

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
Whitehouse.gov (press release)
He served as General Counsel and Public Policy Advisor to Senator Harry Reid from 1987 to 1988, and served in the Nevada National Guard as a Judge Advocate from 1989 to 1995. Judge Wallach .... He serves on the boards of a number of organizations ...

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July 30, 2014
Kansas college students will benefit from the new reverse transfer policy - FHSU University Leader

Kansas college students will benefit from the new reverse transfer policy
FHSU University Leader
To keep up with the increase of jobs requiring higher education, the Department of Commerce established the Keeping Kansas Competitive Plan. The goal is to have an additional 1,500 credentials awarded per year. Citing the ... reverse transfer policies ...

July 30, 2014
Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Campus Sexual Assault - RH Reality Check

RH Reality Check

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Campus Sexual Assault
RH Reality Check
Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Mark Warner (D-VA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and Dean Heller (R-NV) told reporters that the bill is necessary because one in five ...

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July 29, 2014
Henderson Chamber Donates $4975 to Nevada State College - Nevada Business Magazine (press release)

Henderson Chamber Donates $4975 to Nevada State College
Nevada Business Magazine (press release)
“A top higher education system is critical to the success of any community – both for economic development and workforce development reasons,” said Scott Muelrath, president and CEO of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce. “Therefore, it's important to ...

July 28, 2014
CSN strives to retain students - Las Vegas Review-Journal

CSN strives to retain students
Las Vegas Review-Journal
... 12.1 percent of CSN students who took math in their first year was 19.3 percent, according to the 2013-14 Remedial Placement and Enrollment Report presented July 15 to the Legislative Committee on Education by the Nevada System of Higher Education.

July 30, 2014
Las Vegas VP Uses His Education To Help Others Achieve A Higher Education - CBS Local

CBS Local

Las Vegas VP Uses His Education To Help Others Achieve A Higher Education
CBS Local
A graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Shkorupa states that, “The degree programs help you become better at learning; they prepare you for the world of business and any career path you take. The degree program, along with experience, ... In ...