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The 10th amendment reserves for States
the power for establishment of public schools.

The 14 amendment provides FEDERAL legal review of school district practices & policies through protections guaranteed by the amendment.
The 10th amendment reserves for States
the power for establishment of public schools.

The 14 amendment provides FEDERAL legal review of school district practices & policies through protections guaranteed by the amendment.
What article of the NV constitution deals with education?
Article 11 deals with education.
Article 11 deals with education & contains the following sections:

1. LEGISLATURE TO ENCOURAGE EDUCATION; SUPERINTENDENT
2. UNIFORM SYSTEM OF COMMON SCHOOLS.
3. Pledge of public lands, certain moneys for educational purposes.
4. Establishment of state university.
5. ESTABLISHMENT OF NORMAL SCHOOLS, GRADE SCHOOLS; OATH OF TEACHERS, PROFESSORS.
6. SUPPORT OF UNIVERSITY, COMMON SCHOOLS, BY DIRECT LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATION.
7. Board of regents: election & duty.
8. Immediate organization, maintenance of state university.
9. Sectarian instruction prohibited in common schools.
10. No public funds to be used for sectarian purposes.
Article 11 deals with education & contains the following sections:

1. LEGISLATURE TO ENCOURAGE EDUCATION; SUPERINTENDENT
2. UNIFORM SYSTEM OF COMMON SCHOOLS.
3. Pledge of public lands, certain moneys for educational purposes.
4. Establishment of state university.
5. ESTABLISHMENT OF NORMAL SCHOOLS, GRADE SCHOOLS; OATH OF TEACHERS, PROFESSORS.
6. SUPPORT OF UNIVERSITY, COMMON SCHOOLS, BY DIRECT LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATION.
7. Board of regents: election & duty.
8. Immediate organization, maintenance of state university.
9. Sectarian instruction prohibited in common schools.
10. No public funds to be used for sectarian purposes.
Article 11 Section 1. LEGISLATURE TO ENCOURAGE EDUCATION; APPT, TERM, & DUTIES OF SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.

• Encourage promotion of intellectual, literary, scientific, mining, mechanical, agricultural & moral improvements.
Article 11 Section 1. LEGISLATURE TO ENCOURAGE EDUCATION; APPT, TERM, & DUTIES OF SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.

• Encourage promotion of intellectual, literary, scientific, mining, mechanical, agricultural
& moral improvements.
Article 11 Section 2. UNIFORM SYSTEM OF COMMON SCHOOLS.

• Schools shall be established & maintained in each school district at least 6 MONTHS in every year, & legislature may pass law to secure general attendance of children in school district of public schools.
Article 11 Section 2. UNIFORM SYSTEM OF COMMON SCHOOLS.

• Schools shall be established & maintained in each school district at least 6 MONTHS in every year, & legislature may pass law to secure general attendance of children in school district of public schools.
Article 11 Section 5. ESTABLISHMENT OF NORMAL SCHOOLS, GRADE SCHOOLS; OATH OF TEACHERS, PROFESSORS.

• Any professor or teacher who fails to comply with provisions will not receive public monies set apart for school purposes.
Article 11 Section 5. ESTABLISHMENT OF NORMAL SCHOOLS, GRADE SCHOOLS; OATH OF TEACHERS, PROFESSORS.

• Any professor or teacher who fails to comply with provisions will not receive public monies set apart for school purposes.
Article 11 Section 6. SUPPORT OF UNIVERSITY, COMMON SCHOOLS BY DIRECT LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATION.

• Shall provide from general fund, upon presentation of budget in the manner required by law.
Article 11 Section 6. SUPPORT OF UNIVERSITY, COMMON SCHOOLS BY DIRECT LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATION.

• Shall provide from general fund, upon presentation of budget in the manner required by law.
School districts & schools boards exist by AUTHORITY of State Legislature, therefore the power of state statue is compelling & rarely challenged.
School districts & schools boards exist by AUTHORITY of State Legislature, therefore the power of state statue is compelling & rarely challenged.
When are Nevada Laws on Education published?

And by the authority of whom?
NV. Laws on education are published biennially.

Under the authority of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
NV Legislator
• State Dept of Education
- Superintenent of Public Instruc
- State Board of Education
° 7 voting members
° 4 non voting members
NV Legislator
• State Dept of Education
- Superintenent of Public Instruc
- State Board of Education
° 7 voting members
° 4 non voting members
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
• Text book approval
• Suspend/Revoke license by recommendation of State Supper of Public Inst. or Board of Trustees.
• Provides list of potential Suppers of Educe to governor.
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
• Text book approval
• Suspend/Revoke license by recommendation of State Supper of Public Inst. or Board of Trustees.
• Provides list of potential Suppers of Educe to governor.
SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
• CEO of Public Educ
• Direction from State Board Educ
• Issue license
• Manages the department
• Employs personnel for positions approved by State Board
• Annual visits to each county
• Makes biennial reports to the governor
• Prepares pamphlet on school laws.
SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
• CEO of Public Educ
• Direction from State Board Educ
• Issue license
• Manages the department
• Employs personnel for positions approved by State Board
• Annual visits to each county
• Makes biennial reports to the governor
• Prepares pamphlet on school laws.
COMMISSION ON PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS IN EDUCATION
(standards commission)
• Give qualifications, rules,& standards for licensee.
• 9 members appointed by the governor.
• Duties expanded July 2011
COMMISSION ON PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS IN EDUCATION
(standards commission)
• Give qualifications, rules,& standards for licensee.
• 9 members appointed by the governor.
• Duties expanded July 2011
School Districts

*NV school districts are patterned after county boundaries. (17 total)
*Carson City is a county school district.
School Districts

*NV school districts are patterned after county boundaries. (17 total)
*Carson City is a county school
NV School Boards

*Consist of either 5 or 7 board members.
*Based on district enrollment & elected by residents.
*Less than 1,000 students board members are 5.
*More than 1,500 students, board members are 7
*Between 1000-1500 students, board members is 7 but can be less
NV School Boards

*Consist of either 5 or 7 board members.
*Based on district enrollment & elected by residents.
*Less than 1,000 students board members are 5.
*More than 1,500 students, board members are 7
*Between 1000-1500 students, board members is 7 but can be less
Legislature requires how many school days?

How many "contingent" days?
Legislature requires 180 school days.

3 contingent days.
To who may the district appeal to, to have additional days missed counted as school days in session?
District may appeal to Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Meetings to appoint new school district superintendent may not be closed.
Meetings to appoint new school district superintendent may not be closed.
Meetings closed to the public:
-Disciplinary hearings involving students (NRS Chap 241)
-Labor negotiations (NRS 288)
-Emergency plans for response to crisis.
Meetings closed to the public:
-Disciplinary hearings involving students (NRS Chap 241)
-Labor negotiations (NRS 288)
-Emergency plans for response to crisis.
Charter Schools (AB 171, SB38 & 212)
*2011 increased accountability.
*Each year provide annual report.
*Charter School Authority has 7 members:
-2 appt by Governor
-2 appt by Leader of Senate
-2 by Speaker of the Assembly
-1 appt by Charter School Assoc.
Charter Schools (AB 171, SB38 & 212)
*2011 increased accountability.
*Each year provide annual report.
*Charter School Authority has 7 members:
-2 appt by Governor
-2 appt by Leader of Senate
-2 by Speaker of the Assembly
-1 appt by Charter School Assoc.
Who is the primary sponsor & authority of charter schools in NV?
Primary sponsor of charter schools is the State Charter School Authority.