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Candidates lay out plans for board of regents

Michon Mackedon, challenger to incumbent Ron Knecht for the District 9 board of regents seat, called the proposed funding model the No. 1 problem facing higher education. “It would be absolutely devastating to Nevada,” she said. “It would change the landscape of rural community college delivery.”During the candidate forum sponsored by the Associated Students of Western Nevada on Friday, she called for measures that would protect rural campuses, something similar to a former law known as the “rural factor,” which accommodated for smaller schools.Knecht said he is working toward the same goal. “I’ve been advocating for restoration of the rural …

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