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March 24, 2013
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Lawmakers, educators meet on a Saturday to discuss ways to improve K-12 learning

Lawmakers and educators agreed Saturday that, before they can improve K-12 education in Nevada, they have to figure out what schools are doing right and what they’re doing wrong. There is no way to determine how to make education work better without that information, said State Superintendent James Guthrie. He added that the “longitudinal data system” now being developed can provide what educators and lawmakers need. Much of the discussion centered on the effectiveness of reducing class sizes, which Nevada has never fully studied. It will spend more than $160 million on such studies in each of the next two …

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