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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 29, 2014
Study: One Third Of Americans Have Debt In Collections - The Consumerist

The Consumerist

Study: One Third Of Americans Have Debt In Collections
The Consumerist
In general, the study finds, high-debt areas are also high-income areas. If you make more money, you borrow more for your house or your car or your education, and your credit and income together will get you those loans. The correlation makes intuitive ...

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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 29, 2014
Education on the Killing Floor - Truth-Out

Education on the Killing Floor
Truth-Out
But fear and anxiety breed a sado masochistic personality, a character armouring that reduces emotion as a too high risk factor, compassion as inefficient. The mythologies of the West today are almost entirely about domination. The fascist value system ...

July 28, 2014
Industrial lead pollution beat explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Industrial lead pollution beat explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and ...
EurekAlert (press release)
About the Desert Research Institute: DRI, the nonprofit research campus of the Nevada System of Higher Education, strives to be the world leader in environmental sciences through the application of knowledge and technologies to improve people's lives ...

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July 29, 2014
In Kansas, tax cut means austerity - Workers World

In Kansas, tax cut means austerity
Workers World
The tenure changes let school districts lay off more experienced and higher-paid teachers and replace them with new, less experienced and lower-paid ones. According to the June 10 Wall Street Journal, tax ... Every state in the U.S. has a different tax ...

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July 15, 2014
Report: Nevada Hispanics face many obstacles to scholastic, financial success - Las Vegas Sun

Report: Nevada Hispanics face many obstacles to scholastic, financial success
Las Vegas Sun
In June, the legislative committee recommended the creation of a subsystem within the Nevada System of Higher Education to oversee community colleges, including a new vice chancellor position. Tom Rodriguez, who oversaw the Clark County School ...

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July 28, 2014
The Infrastructure the Next Generation of Cities Will Need - Governing (blog)

The Infrastructure the Next Generation of Cities Will Need
Governing (blog)
These cities also will incorporate intelligent infrastructure in its many variations: smart grids for energy and water, virtual environments for health care and education, and intelligent systems for transportation and buildings. At the core of ...

July 25, 2014
Report warns of major job loss if 'Margin Tax' passes vote - Ely Daily Times

Report warns of major job loss if 'Margin Tax' passes vote
Ely Daily Times
... study used Beacon Hill's Nevada State Tax Analysis Modeling Program (NV-STAMPĀ®). The program used five years worth of data to simulate the consequences of the new, higher taxes flowing through the Silver State's economy. ... It details many proven ...

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July 27, 2014
Statewide district a failed experiment - The Virginian-Pilot

Statewide district a failed experiment
The Virginian-Pilot
According to Poston's decision, the OEI could've taken over four others in Norfolk: Booker T. Washington High School, Lake Taylor Middle School, and Campostella and Tidewater Park elementary schools. Norfolk, not ... In the latest Education Week ...

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