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State Government Records: Education

Future Farmers of America exhibit at the NV State fair 1960

Show off  Future Farmers of America exhibit at the NV State fair 1960. State Archives control number ENV-0011.

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State Board of Education

1866-1985

37 c.f.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction

1866-1893/1905-1958

This series consists of the annual and biennial reports made by this first education officer in the State to the Governor. It also includes financial reports, statistical information, and correspondence.

Minutes, Agenda, Working Files

1867-1994

Consists of proceedings of the State Board of Education meetings that were generally held together with the Board for Vocational Education. Between 1986-1988 the latter became the Board for Occupational Education. Included also in this series are the minutes of the Public School Teachers Retirement Salary Fund Board, State Educational Diploma Receipts, and Bureau of Certification Deposits with State

Treasurer. The latest addition to this series is 19 c.f. of meeting agendas and support documents of the Nevada State Board of Education/Nevada State Board for Occupational Education, 1986-1993; the Commission on Professional Standards in Education and Public Hearing Records; as well as 2 c.f. of audio cassette tapes of the State Board meetings, 1987-1994.

Correspondence

1982

State Department of Education

1914-1993

74 c.f.

Minutes

1969-1977

Budgets

1945-1965

This series consists of budgets of county and district schools submitted for approval. The collection includes tentative and final budgets.

School Districts Audit Reports

1918-1965

The yearly audit reports are made by auditing agencies arranged according to counties and districts.

School Districts Annual Reports (bound volumes)

1914-1966

These are reports submitted annually by the State Deputy Superintendents as well as the County Superintendents.

Administrative Services Reports

1980-1993/1918-1957

Computer printouts of monthly enrollment and attendance, including a separate ethnic report. High School and elementary reports are those submitted by superintendents and principals, arranged by supervision districts and alphabetical by counties within the districts.

Apportionment of School Moneys (bound volumes)

1922-1960

Shows the monthly apportionment of State distribution, county, and relief school funds.

State Textbook Commission

1956-1981

These are minutes of the Commission meetings.

Nevada Vocational Association

1980-1990

Agendas, minutes of meetings, conferences, newsletters, including video tapes.

Teachers Service Records and Teachers' Examinations

1937-1968/1908-1934

The Teacher Service Records are on microfilm. The Teachers' Examination is a bound volume of records.

Advisory Board for the Programs for Improvement of Writing by Teachers and Pupils

1987-1991

Records of this board up to the period it became defunct.

Correspondence

1931-1982.

General Correspondence of the department, arranged chronologically and by counties.

Special Collection

12 c.f.

This subgroup consists of records of two organizations:

1) Nevada Future Homemakers Association (FHMA)

1950-1997

10 cu.ft.

These are records and scrapbooks of the FHMA.

2) Nevada Future Business Leaders Association (FBLA)

1971-1998

2 cu. ft.

Scrapbooks, memorabilia collected by the organization.