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Legislative Memo

Memo: NSEA Supports Senate Bill 27 With Amendments

NSEA is speaking in support of SB27 with amendments to remove new requirements for licensure for paraprofessionals and coaches, clarification on investigatory powers of the Superintendent, and language regarding teacher-purchased supplies.
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Published: 02/08/2021

NSEA supports SB27 with amendments to remove new requirements for licensure for paraprofessionals and coaches, clarification on investigatory powers of the Superintendent, and language regarding teacher school supply assistance.

NSEA represents educators across the state, including a majority of paraprofessionals in Nevada school districts. Since introduction of SB27, NSEA has engaged the Nevada Department of Education regarding paraprofessional licensure, and we appreciate the Department’s agreement to remove this language.

Along with other education stakeholders, including the Washoe County School District and the Nevada Association of School Superintendents, NSEA had questions about some of the provisions of SB27 as introduced. We appreciate the work of the education stakeholders and NDE to clarify language on the Superintendent’s power of investigation being limited to the area of licensure and reversion to teacher school supply assistance to the 2019 language

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