09 Dec CCSD Board of School Trustees meeting recap, Dec. 8, 2022

Agenda Item 4.03 – Amended Final Budget 

The Clark County School District (CCSD) Board of School Trustees unanimously approved the amended final budget that will be submitted to the State of Nevada ahead of the January 2023 deadline.

The general operating budget includes total expenditures of approximately $3.1 billion and an ending fund balance of approximately $173.6 million. The approved Amended Final Budget includes a projected 4.25% unassigned ending fund balance of $120.7 million. Approximately 80 percent of the general operating fund dollars included in the budget are spent on employee salaries and benefits. 

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Agenda Item 2.02 – Agreement Between the Clark County School District and the Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education on behalf of the Nevada State College Regarding the School Tuition Assistance Project

Trustees approved Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund  (ESSER III) funds to be utilized for an agreement between CCSD and the Nevada System of Higher Education on behalf of Nevada State College to support CCSD Dual Enrollment Education Pathway students to pursue a bachelor’s degree in education through the School Tuition Assistance Project.

CCSD will pay tuition and associated fees for the Dual Enrollment Education Pathway students who are enrolled in the school tuition assistance project.

The approximate funds used will be $3 million to be paid from ESSER III funds.

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Agenda Item 4.02 – iNVest 2023

Trustees unanimously approved iNVest 2023. The Nevada Association of School Superintendents (NASS) produced iNVest, which is an acronym for “Investing in Nevada’s Education, Students and Teachers”. This serves as a blueprint for funding academic improvement for all Nevada K-12 students. 

The 2023 Legislature will play an important role in the trajectory of Nevada’s education landscape and outcomes by addressing and passing various important pieces of legislation that focus on:

  • Increasing per-pupil funding
  • Appropriate and equitable level of support for all students
  • Modernize education statutes
  • Enable schools to be technology-rich
  • Invest in school safety measures
  • Districts must be able to construct new schools

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