Plan Will Build a solid foundation for Nevada’s Educational System
LAS VEGAS, NV – Today Democratic lawmakers from the Assembly and State Senate announced their education plan for “Building a Better Nevada”. This policy agenda will serve as a blueprint for moving Nevada forward, with the goal an improved education system.
“These proposals are common sense solutions to improving our schools in the short term while also creating policies that will have a lasting impact on our educational system. Our teachers, parents and most importantly our children cannot wait another year to have smaller class sizes” said Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis.
Their education agenda for the 2013 session includes: Pre-K for at-risk students, full day kindergarten in all schools for all students, class size reduction, ending social promotion by 3rd grade and changing the K-12 funding formula.
“A pay-to-play program is unfair to the kids in our state. All students in Nevada deserve a fair shot at Kindergarten and great education should not just be for the kids who can afford it. Early education translates to a strong workforce, better jobs and a community we can all be proud of ” stated Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick.
Leaders of the Democratic Assembly and Senate caucuses will announce a series of policies & ideas during session under the banner “Building a Better Nevada.”