‘Money, money, money’ stressed in education reform talks
Las Vegas Review-Journal
By Trevon Milliard
December 17th, 2014
A lot of plans and not enough money.
That was the message running throughout Tuesday’s conversation for improving Nevada’s public schools, as stated by some of Nevada’s leading education officials and a reform-minded state lawmaker.
The state won’t waver in its devotion to its new academic standards — Common Core State Standards — as some would like to see happen as it has in other states, said Sen. Joyce Woodhouse, D-Henderson, chairwoman of the Legislative Committee on Education. But teachers need to be trained for bringing students up to these more rigorous standards, she said.