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July 1, 2015
Nevada System Of Higher Education Criticized For Report - KNPR

KNPR

Nevada System Of Higher Education Criticized For Report
KNPR
The Nevada System of Higher Education commissioned a report from a think-tank to learn how to improve the state's community colleges. But when the report was critical of the system's leaders, they killed it. They asked the think-tank to rewrite the ...

July 26, 2015
Nevada's new super-data system makes school records permanent - Las Vegas Review-Journal

The New Orleans Advocate

Nevada's new super-data system makes school records permanent
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The three agencies that will feed data into the system — the Nevada Department of Education, the Nevada System of Higher Education and the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation — must approve each request before a ...
Jill Derby: Nevada's community collegesNevada Appeal

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July 23, 2015
Hagar: Klaich says probe won't lead to resignation - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

Hagar: Klaich says probe won't lead to resignation
Reno Gazette Journal
This Klaich controversy comes after Barnes – late last year – uncovered documents that showed the Nevada System of Higher Education copied large sections word-for-word of a Brookings Mountain West report draft in creating a competitive grant. It's ...

July 2, 2015
Quashed report elicits call for higher education accountability - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Quashed report elicits call for higher education accountability
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada legislators and education watchdogs expressed alarm over news higher education officials buried a report amid fear it would reflect poorly on the system. The matter, they said, obstructs what many have long wanted: A higher education system with ...

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July 24, 2015
Details on SF lawyer leading investigation of NSHE - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

Details on SF lawyer leading investigation of NSHE
Reno Gazette Journal
The Nevada System of Higher Education has hired San Francisco attorney Stephen Hirschfeld to investigate allegations that a report on community colleges was improperly handled. Hirschfeld was hired by Rick Trachok, chairman of the Regents, the ...

July 30, 2015
Nevada Faces Deadline to Finalize Need-Based Scholarship - KOLO

KOLO

Nevada Faces Deadline to Finalize Need-Based Scholarship
KOLO
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada higher education officials faced with a tight deadline to launch a need-based scholarship are seeking more authority for staff to finalize program details. The Nevada Board of Regents is holding a special meeting ...
State faces deadline to finalize need-based scholarshipElko Daily Free Press

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July 22, 2015
Nevada Higher Ed Leadership Under Scrutiny - KNPR

Nevada Higher Ed Leadership Under Scrutiny
KNPR
... and create new industry through education, questions have arisen about the leadership of higher education in Nevada. Bethany Barnes is a writer with the Las Vegas Review-Journal who has covered education and the Nevada System of Higher Education.

July 19, 2015
Nevada higher ed chancellor rapped for personal style - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada higher ed chancellor rapped for personal style
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The chancellor has been at the center of recent controversies involving the Nevada System of Higher Education, the latest of which has prompted an investigation. Rick Trachok, chairman of the Nevada Board of Regents, announced last week that he hired a ...

July 30, 2015
As the kids head back to school, let's all chant we're No. 48! - azcentral.com

azcentral.com

As the kids head back to school, let's all chant we're No. 48!
azcentral.com
Add another honor for Arizona's public education system. Yet another survey ranks our ... "The Economic Policy Institute reported that income is higher in states where the workforce is well educated and thus more productive. With better earnings ...

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July 29, 2015
Deadbeat corporations: How schools suffer when big companies don't pay their ... - Salon

Salon

Deadbeat corporations: How schools suffer when big companies don't pay their ...
Salon
Corporations have reaped trillion-dollar benefits from 60 years of public education in the U.S., but they're skipping out on the taxes meant to sustain the educational system. Children suffer from repeated school cutbacks. And parents subsidize the ...