Dozens of education-related bills are moving forward in the state Legislature after successfully passing out of committees by last week’s deadline.

The Senate and Assembly Education committees were among those acting on a flurry of bills covering topics such as distance education, what age children can start kindergarten and which Nevada colleges can be considered land-grant universities.

April 9 was the last day for bills to pass out of the committee to which they were originally referred. Those that didn’t won’t move forward this session.

One bill that didn’t make it was Assembly Bill 255, which called for hybrid school boards in Clark and Washoe counties with some elected members and some appointed by municipalities. Currently, all school board members are elected.

The Assembly bill,

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