As English Language Learning goes, so goes Nevada

At the intersection of immigration, tax, economic development and education policy is Nevada’s most important issue: English Language Learning in the Clark County School District.

If Nevada’s leaders can’t figure out how to make high school graduates — never mind high-achieving graduates — out of the tens of thousands of valley K-12 students who aren’t proficient in English, then perceptions of this community, as well as its long-term economic prospects, will never change.

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