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Snapshot of opportunity

Opportunity Scholarships, funded through tax incentives given to businesses, allow


low-income students to attend private schools.
Test score change
A new Nevada Department of Education report analyzes the academic achievement of 149
students who took at least one of six assessments over two consecutive years.
DECREASE MAINTAIN INCREASE
ACT Aspire 7 5 4
ITBS 7 14 2
MAP 0 8 7
PSAT 4 3 3
Terra Nova 10 10 13
Terra Nova 3 22 20 10

Demographic breakdown
s Other 1.6%
p ient Mixed
ci 25.8%
y re
t Other 2.3% Black
ni tion 10.9%
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Mixed Black
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6.6%
po

p 11.2%
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Op

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Asian
lic

5.5%
Pub

Asian
6.5%

Caucasian
31.9%
Latino
42.4% Caucasian
Latino 26.5%
28.4%

Source: Nevada Department of Education Wes Rand Las Vegas Review-Journal