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nevada Considers New Formula

... current at time of posting, but may require registration or expire over time. The Clark County, nevada school district has sent a proposal to the legislature asking for the revision of the state’s school funding system. In nevada, requests for drafting may be made by legislators, legislative committees, the Governor, state agencies, and local governments. A staff attorney for the Legislature then prepares a formal draft of a bill. The funding formula, known as the nevada Plan, only re...
Date: 2010-09-28

All Children are Equal Act (H.R. 2485) to be Considered by the House Education and the Workforce Committee

...nia Kristi Noem, South Dakota Martha Roby, Alabama Joe Heck, nevada Dennis Ross, Florida Mike Kelly, Pennsylvania     Democrats George Miller, California (Ranking Member) Dale E. Kildee, Michigan Donald M. Payne, New Jersey Robert E. Andrews, New Jersey Robert C. Scott, Virginia Lynn C. ...
Date: 2011-11-29

Fact and Figures About English Language Learners and Rural Students

...ne states?   Answer: New Mexico (33.8%), California (26.7%), Arizona (24.3%), Texas (19.0%), nevada (17.0%), Alaska (15.1%), Florida (14.0%), Washington (12.5%), Colorado (11.1%). Read more from the January 2010 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2010-01-28

Fact and Figures About States With High Rural Graduation Rates

...This article appeared in the August 2011 Rural Policy Matters. Question: Which 10 states have rural graduation rates above 85%? Answer: nevada has the highest rural graduation rate at 102.3%, which also reflects the state’s high rural mobility rate (students moving into rural districts and graduating). Nebraska is second with a 93.9% graduation rate and is followed by Connecticut (93.8%), New Jersey (93.3%), Iowa (89.5%), Illinois (88.6%), Ohio (87.2%), Pennsylvania (85.8%), South Dakota...
Date: 2011-08-25

Fact and Figures About States With the Highest Mobility Rates Among Rural Households

...bsp;Which nine states have the highest rates of mobility among rural households? Answer: At 23.3%, nevada has the highest percentage of rural households that changed residences in the previous 12 months.* nevada is followed by Arizona (20.9%), Florida (17.7%), Alaska (17.4%), Colorado (17.1%), Utah (16.1%), California (16.0%), Texas (16.0%), and Wyoming (15.1%). High student mobility is often an indicator of family stress, income instability, and homelessness. *U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 America...
Date: 2010-09-28

Facts and Figures About States Where More Than Ten Percent of Rural Students Are Learning English

...are California, where 26.7% of rural students are learning English, Arizona (24.3%); Texas (19.0%), nevada (17.0%), Alaska (15.1%), Florida (14.0%), Washington (12.5%), and Colorado (11.1%). Read more from the November 2010 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2010-11-26

Facts and Figures About States With High Percentages of Minority Students in Rural Schools

....7%), North Carolina (36.0%), Florida (34.9%), Delaware (33.9%), Georgia (31.2%), Colorado (29.8%), nevada (29.6%), Alabama (27.0%), Virginia (24.3%), and Washington (23.4%). Read more from the March 2010 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2010-03-26

Facts and Figures About States With Lowest State Funding for Rural Schools

... 4.1% of its education budget on rural schools, followed by Rhode Island (4.4%), California (5.1%), nevada (5.1%), Delaware (5.6%), and Utah (6.5%). It should be noted, however, that California actually has a large rural population, but the rural population is a small percentage of the state’s total number of residents. nevada and Utah have vast areas with very low population densities, but most of their residents are concentrated in a few urban areas. Data Source: National Center for E...
Date: 2011-11-28

Facts and Figures about the Mobility of Rural Students

...he highest numbers of rural students who have changed residence in the previous 12 months? Answer: nevada (21.8%), Arizona (19.5%), and Alaska (17.4%). These figures are expressed as a percentage of all rural children aged 5–17 in the state. Closely following these three states in rank are Florida, Georgia, and Montana. (Why Rural Matters, 2011–12. Data source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, Public School Universe, 2008&...
Date: 2012-04-27

Facts and Figures: Comparing Funding Levels for Rural Schools By State

... national average) are: California, Texas, Massachusetts, Montana, Colorado, New York, Arizona, and nevada. Read more from the January 2011 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2011-01-24

Facts and Figures: States With a High Percentage of Rural English Language Learner Students

...8.0%); Idaho (7.0%); Washington (6.9%); Florida (6.6%); North Carolina (6.4%); Colorado (5.7%); and nevada (5.3%). Read more from the October 2012 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2012-10-28

Facts and Figures: States With Higher Percentages of Minority Rural Students

....5%), North Carolina (40.5%), Oklahoma (37.6%), Georgia (36.9%), Delaware (36.1%), Colorado (30.0), nevada (29.9%), Washington (29.0), Alabama (28.1%), and Virginia (26.5%). (Why Rural Matters, 2011–12. Data source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, Public School Universe, 2008–09.) Read more from the September 2012 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2012-09-25

Rural Policy Matters: October 2013

...application process; presents experiences and photos of 2013 Global Fellows; considers tragedies in nevada and Massachusetts in the context of other incidents of school violence in the U.S.; examines the issue of school discipline through the lenses of safety, teacher retention, and school pushout; and introduces readers to don’t-miss reports on rural dropout issues and full-service community schools. Facts and Figures About Advanced Education Degrees Among Adults Question: A higher perc...
Date: 2013-10-29

Rural Policy Matters: September 2010

...ool climate, and is used much more frequently on some student groups than others…   nevada Considers New Formula The largest district in nevada is pushing for a rewrite of the state's 1967-era school funding formula… South Carolina System Subject of Gubernatorial Campaign South Carolina's method of funding K–12 education is a campaign issue in the Governor's race, again… Arkansas Panel Waits to Make Budget Recommendation Arkansas panel won't say yet how m...
Date: 2010-09-29

School Safety: Issues and Complications in Recent Headlines

... Education Week, 22 districts in eight states—California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, nevada, Texas, and Utah—have received military weaponry that includes “M-14 and M-16 rifles, extended magazines, automatic pistols, armored plating, tactical vests, SWAT gear, Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected, MRAP vehicles, and grenade launchers.” The issue of police in schools took a different turn in Tucson, Arizona, where a plan to re-institute a School Resource Officer progr...
Date: 2014-10-29