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Empowering families to make informed decisions about education.

Las familias conocen mejor que nadie las necesidades, los talentos, la motivación y los intereses de sus alumnos. Cuando las familias están comprometidas e informadas, son un socio integral en los resultados educativos, ayudando a que las escuelas sean excelentes y a dar a los niños el apoyo que necesitan para prosperar. Consulte a continuación algunos de los recursos disponibles para las familias.

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Grandes escuelas Todos los niños

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Access public school performance data in English and Spanish to find a school, compare schools, and learn how your student’s school is performing. The Great Schools All Kids Data Portal also has a number of resources and tools for families.

Questions to Ask Schools

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Download our easy-to-use, fillable Q & A resources to guide your conversations with your student’s teachers and school leaders. Build relationships with school faculty, understand student experiences, and learn about resources to support student learning.


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Stay up-to-date with the latest decisions made by local and state school boards with Ed-Watch bulletins. These 2-3 minute digests provide a quick summary of decisions made and helpful links to data and resources from the meetings.

Family Power Impact Grant Organizations

Local School Districts

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District public schools in Nevada are governed by county-wide school boards, and make decisions about school budgets, policies, and curriculum. You can learnmore about your school district through the Nevada Department of Education’s website.

Public Charter Schools

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Charter schools are tuition-free public schools, managed by volunteer school boards. All students are eligible  to attend public charter schools. Student lotteries may be held for charter schools depending on school capacity and current enrollment.

Magnet Schools

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Magnet schools are unique public schools that provide students with specialized learning themes, such as arts and STEM, within the traditional public school system. These schools are operated by the local district and offer a dynamic learning environment.