Advanced Placement & International Baccalaureate Program

This program was created by the college Board offering college-level curriculum & exams to HS students.

English Language Learners (ELL)

This program was purposely designed to enhance school districts' capacity to provide high quality education to ELL & immigrant students.

Foster Care

The Nevada Department of Education Foster Care webpage is designed to inform interested stakeholders of important foster care information related to education. Here you can access point of contact information at both the Local Education Agency (LEA) and state level.


This program is a federally funded, competitive grant that is designed to increase the number of low income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education.

Head Start

This program promotes school readiness for economically disadvantaged children by enhancing their social & cognitive development through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services.

Homeless Children & Youths McKinney-Vento

This program was designed to address the problems that homeless children & unaccompanied youth face in enrolling, attending, & succeeding in school.

Indian Education

This program provides technical assistance and direction to school districts & schools, as well as collaborates with tribes & organizations throughout Nevada to ensure student achievement for American Indian students.

Leadership Network

The Network will empower Principals to strengthen their own leadership abilities in order to create a Professional Learning Community culture on their campuses. The goal is two-fold: 1) strengthen Leadership capacity to implement the Theory of Action elements, and 2) to create a collaborative Network between multiple district Principals for problem-solving, sharing of ideas, and support.

Nevada Ready 21

Nevada Ready 21 is a digital age learning program that provides equitable access to technology and professional learning to nurture the skills that our students need to prosper in the 21st century.

Preschool Development Grant

Nevada was an award recipient of the U.S. Department of Education & U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Preschool Development Grants program.

Read by Grade Three

State General Fund of $4.9 million on FY 2016 and $22.3 million FY 2017 to support activities found to be effective in improving academic achievement of students in reading in grades Kindergarten through third grade.

School Improvement

The culture behind Nevada's improvement planning embraces high expectations for each student and is built upon the foundation of the following beliefs.

Secondary Transition

CRAVE -Careers, Recreations, and Vocational Education is a summer camp for kids with mild disabilities.

Special Education

This program is committed to ensuring that ALL students in Nevada are college-and career-ready upon exit from the public school system.

Special Education Early Childhood

This information hub is designed to assist those interacting with children with disabilities in the early childhood setting.

State Pre-K

Nevada state-funded Pre-Kindergarten program.

Title I

In broad terms, the purpose of Title I is to even the playing field for our low-achieving children, high poverty children, LEP children, migratory children, children with disabilities, Indian children, neglected or delinquent children. Includes Part A, Part C and Part D.

21st Century

The purpose of 21st Century Community Learning Center program is to establish or expand community-learning centers that provide out of school academic enrichment opportunities along with activities designed to complement the students’ regular academic program.

Victory Schools

SB 447 maintains the current $50 million in support of existing Victory schools over the 2017-2019 biennium.