Turnaround Grant (b)
2015, Nevada State Legislature passed SB 515, Sec. 24 that authorized the Nevada
Department of Education (NDE) to offer 1-and 2-Star rated schools, according to
the state school accountability system, funding to assist in implementing a
school improvement plan. This allows NDE to establish a partnership with school
leadership for the purpose of closing the achievement gap for the identified
subpopulations and increasing student achievement in all identified schools.
funding source is to be used to leverage change and dramatically improve
student achievement in the identified 1- and 2-Star schools by making targeted
investments in the areas aligned to Nevada’s Theory of Action and Strategy for
Underperforming Schools: Turnaround Strategy and Process.