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February 27, 2015
Nevada Legislature: Lawmakers asked to boost funding for UNLV medical school - Nevada Appeal

Nevada Legislature: Lawmakers asked to boost funding for UNLV medical school
Nevada Appeal
Nevada higher education officials on Tuesday asked legislators for three times more money than the governor has proposed to ramp up construction of a medical school in Las Vegas. Nevada System of Higher Education officials presented their budget ...

February 27, 2015
COMMON CORE: Why being college-ready matters - KRNV My News 4

COMMON CORE: Why being college-ready matters
KRNV My News 4
"When we do raise expectations, support our students to get there, and then hand them a diploma at the end of the day and they can walk into an employer, they can walk into a university system and everyone knows what they're getting, absolutely it ...

February 26, 2015
For less than $5K, UNLV researchers will decode your DNA - The Elkhart Truth

For less than $5K, UNLV researchers will decode your DNA
The Elkhart Truth
Seeded with a $2.5 million grant from the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development and matching funds from UNLV, the institute will decode people's genomes to predict individual susceptibility to disease, study treatment options and fine-tune ...

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February 24, 2015
Education officials ask lawmakers to increase medical school funding past ... - Fox Business

Education officials ask lawmakers to increase medical school funding past ...
Fox Business
CARSON CITY, Nev. – Nevada higher education officials on Tuesday asked legislators for three times more money than the governor has proposed to ramp up construction of a medical school in Las Vegas. Nevada System of Higher Education officials ...

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February 24, 2015
Education officials lobby for $27 million for UNLV medical school - Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas Sun

Education officials lobby for $27 million for UNLV medical school
Las Vegas Sun
Dan Klaich, chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education, said he believes Sandoval will come around. β€œIt's a big bite up front. But it's a bite that pays back in very short order,” he said. Republican Assemblyman Pat Hickey said lawmakers could ...

February 27, 2015
Pedro Martinez is blunt with Boston - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

Pedro Martinez is blunt with Boston
Reno Gazette Journal
Although Nevada's school system is still lowly ranked, its schools have managed performance improvements while student populations and poverty rates grew at a faster pace than almost any state in the country, said Martinez. He noted that his oversight ...

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February 17, 2015
Higher education investment can reap big dividends - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Higher education investment can reap big dividends
Las Vegas Review-Journal
It's merely good business and the best investment our state can make. There is no better, more efficient or responsible way to spend tax dollars than to invest in education. Trevor Hayes is the District 2 regent for the Nevada System of Higher Education.

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February 26, 2015
Warner Introduces New Version of Campus Accountability and Safety Act - NBC 29 News

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Warner Introduces New Version of Campus Accountability and Safety Act
NBC 29 News
... and Safety Act. With added input from survivors, students, colleges and universities, law enforcement and advocates, the bill would flip the current incentives of a broken system to provide real accountability and transparency from higher education ...
VIDEO: Marco Rubio, Bipartisan Coalition Introduce Legislation To Prevent ...Rejoice Magazine

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February 27, 2015
Senate Bill Could Affect Construction Wages and Schools - KTVN

Senate Bill Could Affect Construction Wages and Schools
KTVN
One of the more controversial bills, so far, this legislative session is being heard by an Assembly committee. Senate Bill 119 has already passed the Senate, but supporters of the bill have a much bigger battle ahead of them, and it's all about how ...

February 22, 2015
Fix Higher Education and Escape the Causality Loop - UNLV The Rebel Yell

UNLV The Rebel Yell

Fix Higher Education and Escape the Causality Loop
UNLV The Rebel Yell
For example, the Nevada State Legislature determines the level of funding for the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), yet NSHE oversees the individual institutions. This disconnect between the funding mechanism, the legislature, the governing ...