Education Grant to Benefit Tribes

The Nevada Department of Education has been awarded $3,251,000 for programs to ensure that more American Indian students are college and career ready. Superintendent of Education Steve Canavero said Nevada is the only state to receive a Native Youth Community Projects grant. “This grant will greatly help our American Indian students and, in turn, help… [More…]

Local Students Helping Conduct Teacher Job Fair

  There is an extreme teacher shortage throughout the United States, creating a crisis. School districts everywhere are scrambling to fill crucial teaching positions, only to find an extreme shortfall of certified educators. The Nevada Department of Education website shows a public list of educational positions facing shortages which cover every grade and all subject… [More…]

High School Graduation Rate Climbs in Nevada, Including Mineral County

  A report dated Oct. 16, 2017, from the Nevada Department of Education, reported that the graduation rate data indicates that Nevada high school now has an 80.55 graduation rate record for the Class of 2017. An increased rate of seven percentage points. “While these graduation rates won’t be official until December, this is great… [More…]

County gradution rates on the rise

Last month, the Nevada Department of Education released its statewide graduation rates for 2014. For the fourth year, Nevada has calculated its graduation rate using a formula called an adjusted cohort graduation rate that is required by the U.S. Department of Education for all 50 states. Mineral County’s graduation rates climbed over 10 percent from… [More…]