March 11, 2014: Funding for Education in Nevada
Host Gary Larson and regular contributors Elizabeth Thompson and David Damore discuss issues surrounding the governance, funding and administration of Nevada’s community colleges and why institutions like the College of Southern Nevada may be missing out on millions of dollars in federal grants due to the current governance structure.
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The Nevada Board of Regents is considering a plan to raise tuition costs for university students by 17 percent over four years. Meanwhile policymakers are debating whether Nevada’s funding for education is fair or if Southern Nevada gets a short end of the deal. Host Gary Larson speaks with Las Vegas Sun Education Reporter, Paul Takahashi, about these issues and continues the conversation about Community College governance that was initially addressed in the Round Table.
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