When it comes to fixing a troubled education system, you can’t just throw money at the problem. There is no doubt, however, that money is a necessary condition for offering better opportunities to every student.
As the Legislature works hard to find additional taxpayer dollars for schools, there are two important factors to consider: 1) Is it enough to make a difference? and 2) Are the monies wisely invested?
ZOOM and Victory Schools, two bipartisan programs that serve students with high English Language Learner (ELL) and low-income or Free and Reduced Lunch (FRL) populations, respectively, have shown that having appropriate funds can make a real difference for our most vulnerable students.
- The Nevada Independent