Proposed 2019 federal budget eliminates after school program funding WASHINGTON, D.C. – Matt Sampson, director of operations for Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada in Carson City, travels to Washington, D.C., April 18-19, to advocate for afterschool programming threatened by cuts in the proposed 2019 federal budget. Sampson was appointed to serve a two-year term as … [Read more...] about Boys & Girls Club’s Sampson Advocates for After School Programs in D.C.
Carson City education
CARSON CITY – Carson High School’s Career and Technical Education program is presenting its Career Expo Wednesday, March 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the high school. The Expo is open to the general public as well as all Carson High School and Carson City middle school students. “CTE programs are putting education funding where there is demand,” Michele Lewis, Carson High School … [Read more...] about Carson High School CTE Program Hosts Career Expo
CARSON CITY – Responding to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s release of details of his new business-license tax proposal, NPRI executive vice president Victor Joecks issued the following comments: As part of his push for the largest tax increase in Nevada history, Gov. Sandoval is unfortunately trying to subject all Nevada businesses to a destructive new gross receipts tax. His … [Read more...] about NPRI: Gov. Sandoval’s Proposed Business License Tax is Complex, Destructive, Unnecessary
It would be cynical to say that the future of education in Nevada hinges on money. After all, doesn’t just about everything? Instead, education’s future across the Silver State will have more to do with utility: giving students better tools with which to achieve success, and the private sector, the trained and educated workforce, managers and entrepreneurs it will need to … [Read more...] about Partnerships Wanted: Education Outlook