Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | 12:59 p.m.
CARSON CITY — Nevada’s education funding system fell short of national averages in multiple ways for the 2015-2016 school year, according to a new study.
The Albert Shanker Institute and Rutgers Graduate School of Education released a report that found Nevada ranked in the bottom 10 for effort, adequacy and progressivity.
The report defines effort as the percentage of the gross state product put into education.
Nevada, along with Tennessee, puts 2.8 % of its gross state product into education, a figure higher than only four other states. The national average is 3.5 %.
Amanda Morgan, the legal director of Educate Nevada Now, said the money is there, unlike in some states, but Nevada