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Education Reform Plans Draw Flood of School Board Candidates

The statewide effort to overhaul Nevada’s beleaguered education system has drawn a flood of candidates to nearly a dozen open political seats in Clark County.

Driven by decades of poor student performance, more people than ever are competing for control of the Clark County School Board and State Board of Education. Twenty-five candidates hope to claim one of seven positions on the two boards charged with implementing the sweeping K-12 reforms that lawmakers approved last year.