Archive for May, 2014

Nevada Lags Behind in Access to PreschoolRead More

Nancy Brune

May 12th, 2014 -

Access to high quality preschool can have significant academic, economic, and even health benefits as documented in the Perry Preschool Study. In recent years, several states have either substantially increased state preschool funding or have begun to offer universal preschool programs to help increase children’s chances for long-term success. Nevada, however, lags significantly behind other…

Nevada’s Higher Education Cuts Have Created Roadblocks to Economic GrowthRead More

Nancy Brune

May 5th, 2014 -

Across the nation, state funding for higher education fell during the Great Recession. A new report by the nonpartisan Center for Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) found that states are still funding higher education below pre-recession levels. This public disinvestment has made college less accessible to students and has major long-term economic impacts. The Silver…

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