State of Nevada Support of Education: COVID-19 Recovery and Response. February 26, 2021.
Nevada Department of Education.
State Resource Public Policy Report
Published: February 26, 2021
This report provides reviews Nevada Department of Education guidance given to Nevada schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. It begins with a table that provides a detailed view of each education-focused Emergency Directive that has been issued during the pandemic and the statutory and regulatory waivers effectuated by those Directives. Emergency regulations that eliminated potential gaps in teacher hiring and licensure renewals due to the COVID-19 pandemic are then discussed, as well as partnerships that were launched to ensure educational continuity during the State’s response to and recovery from COVID-19. Links are provided to guidance and supports issued by the Nevada Department of Education in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and efforts that were undertaken to ensure student and staff health and safety are described. Final sections of the report review funding received from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020, the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplementary Appropriations Act of 2021, and federal grants.
State disaster plans; Child welfare agencies; Nevada; State disaster response; Schools; School children; Preschool children; COVID-19; State laws