Without a clear definition of what ails education in Nevada, would margins tax help?

Nevada ranked last in the nation in a recent report, providing more ammunition for political, business and community leaders to sing, all together now, that our education system is failing, and Nevada’s children deserve better.

The assertion leaves a few questions unanswered: If the education system is failing, what is causing the failure, what’s the fix and who should fix it?

“It’s a matter of how we fund those changes and what comes first,” said Seth Rau, policy director for Nevada Succeeds, an education nonprofit. “There’s always going to be a finite pool of money in this state. You have to figure out: What are your priorities?”

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