There's a catch-22 scenario working against student achievement at Nevada schools that receive an extra $1200 per eligible student via Senate Bill 178.
SB178 (2017) is a bill that established support for underperforming English Learners (ELs) and/or students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch (FRL), who are performing in the lowest quartile of student achievement, and who are not currently enrolled in a ZOOM or Victory school.
While the announcement of new SB178 schools came as a great help to the schools that were selected, it left the 52 unrenewed schools with a new burden to figure out a way to retain programs and staff that had been hired with the new funds. Read More:
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