• Bipartisan policy research center launches in Nevada

    Our policy institute reflects the values and work of the late Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn, his knowledge of the state budget, his commitment to education, and his ability to work across party lines.

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  • Guinn Center has "CliffNotes" on Nevada policy issues

    Interested in understanding the higher education funding formula in Nevada? Want to know how Nevada taxes are distributed to local governments and school districts? Check out our series of 2 page fact sheets.

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  • Breaking up CCSD is Hard to Do

    The Guinn Center identifies five critical policy issues the Advisory Committee should consider as it develops a reorganization plan for CCSD: communication, demographic and educational equity, funding equity, education facilities, and governance structure.

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  • How should new K-12 education initiatives be implemented?

    The Guinn Center discusses how Read by 3, Zoom Schools, and Victory Schools are interrelated and recommends an integrated approach to implementation.

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  • Do School Districts receive money in addition to the Basic Support Guarantee?

    See the Guinn Center's infographic on per pupil funding at the Clark County School District over time.

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  • How does the adopted tax plan affect businesses?

    The Guinn Center analyzes the impact of the adopted tax plan on different types of businesses and compares it to other proposals.

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  • How is K-12 Education Funded in Nevada?

    The Guinn Center explains Nevada's K-12 finance system and identifies issues for the 2015 Legislative Session.

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  • Responding to Critical Unmet School Facilities Needs

    The Guinn Center offers the Nevada Legislature new options for meeting school district capital needs.

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Welcome to the Guinn Center for Policy Priorities
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The Guinn Center is a nonprofit, bipartisan, think-do tank focused on independent, fact-based, relevant, and well-reasoned analysis of critical policy issues facing the state of Nevada. The Guinn Center engages policy-makers, experts, and the public with innovative, fact-based research, ideas, and analysis to advance policy solutions, inform the public debate, and expand public engagement.

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How do demographics impact reorganization of CCSD?


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