Monday, August 15, 2022

Immunization data bill inspires passionate testimony

Carson City - When a child attends a public school in Nevada, like in every other state, certain immunizations must be up to date,...

Short Prayer for a Fragile Life

Boots Wind Water Sky I wrote this, my shortest poem ever, some years ago, and Black Rock Press, a Reno arts press associated with the University of Nevada,...

Nevada education supporters rally to call for new school funding formula

Carson City - Hundreds of raucous public education advocates gathered in front of the Legislature in Carson City and the Grant Sawyer Building in...

Stewart Indian School leaves behind a complicated history 

Five or six years ago, I took a night class on Wašiw language and culture offered through Western Nevada College in Douglas County....

Carson City School Board unanimously passes Schools for Climate Action resolution

Carson City - Last night the Carson City School Board unanimously approved a resolution titled Schools for Climate Action, “a non-partisan, grassroots, youth-adult campaign...

Education Will Be A Central Issue for Nevada Voters This Year

Typically a new year brings optimism, but so far, Americans are experiencing widespread malaise.  Covid’s unpredictable nature continues to pummel whatever hopeful outlook people...

North Tahoe celebrates its Olympians

North Tahoe/Truckee is known as a world renowned tourist destination that is often packed to the gills with visitors. But underneath the weekend crowds...

When “Organic” Means Inequality: A Tale of a Local Grocery Store

Earlier this month Raley’s in South Reno reopened with a fanfare celebrating their new O-N-E concept. Focusing on organic foods, Raley’s proclaimed, “We are...

Literacy crisis in Nevada – state educators launch a digital reading...

Two-thirds of Nevada’s school-aged children score below a basic level of reading proficiency. The National Assessment of Educational Progress rates Nevada in the bottom...

Job training reimagined in Nevada

First in a series of reports by The Sierra Nevada Ally: Nevada Formulates Innovative Skills Training Programs for a 21st Century Workforce, produced in...