by Sean Whaley
Nevada News Bureau

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September 18, 2012
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Public education funding tops legislative forum

Northern Nevada state lawmakers and candidates in the November general election identified a number of public education priorities at a forum in Reno on Monday, from ending social promotion to paying the best performing teachers more to making much-needed capital improvements to older Washoe County schools.

But those participating in the event held at Reno High School at the invitation of the nonpartisan group Parent Leaders for Education had few specifics about where funding to implement the ideas will come from when the Legislature convenes next February.

Those participating included Sen. Greg Brower, R-Reno, and former Sen. Sheila Leslie, a …

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