Archive for July, 2014

Kids Count report on children’s well-being reveals burden of poverty and need for education reformsRead More

Nancy Brune

July 30th, 2014 -

Following the release of Annie E. Casey’s Foundation’s 2014 Kids Count Data Book, much attention has been directed to the fact that Nevada ranked 50th in education for the third year in a row. Given the data cited, we cannot be surprised by the fact that Nevada ranks dead last in education. First, Nevada has…

NSHE Remediation Report Shows New Strategies Needed for College Student SuccessRead More

Nancy Brune

July 16th, 2014 -

Across the country, placement tests are often used to determine which students must take remedial math and English classes. In many cases, students who performed well in high school are shocked to find that they are unprepared for college and must take remedial classes before taking college-level classes. A national study by Complete College America…

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