Teacher prep time on chopping block in Nevada?

11/5/2008 | Las Vegas Sun

Officials in a Nevada school district say they can trim their budget ahead of expected state cuts by eliminating a 45-minute period in the day that teachers use to grade papers and prepare lessons, and also by increasing some class sizes. However, Clark County Superintendent Walt Rulffes suggested that the $103 million saved by dropping teacher preparation time would put teachers and the school district at a disadvantage.

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