As used in this title, unless the context otherwise requires:

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007

  • counselor: means a person who holds a license issued pursuant to chapter 391 of NRS and an endorsement to serve as a school counselor issued pursuant to regulations adopted by the Commission on Professional Standards in Education or who is otherwise authorized by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to serve as a school counselor. See Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007
  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.039
  • psychologist: means a person who holds a license issued pursuant to chapter 391 of NRS and an endorsement to serve as a school psychologist issued pursuant to regulations adopted by the Commission on Professional Standards in Education or who is otherwise authorized by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to serve as a school psychologist. See Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007
  • social worker: means a social worker licensed pursuant to chapter 641B of NRS who holds a license issued pursuant to chapter 391 of NRS and an endorsement to serve as a school social worker issued pursuant to regulations adopted by the Commission on Professional Standards in Education or who is otherwise authorized by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to serve as a school social worker. See Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007
  • State Board: means the State Board of Education. See Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007

1.  ’Challenge school’ has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 388D.305.

2.  ’Charter school’ means a public school that is formed pursuant to the provisions of chapter 388A of NRS.

3.  ’Department’ means the Department of Education.

4.  ’English learner’ has the meaning ascribed to it in 20 U.S.C. ‘ 7801(20).

5.  ’Homeschooled child’ means a child who receives instruction at home and who is exempt from compulsory attendance pursuant to NRS 392.070.

6.  ’Local school precinct’ has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 388G.535.

7.  ’Public schools’ means all kindergartens and elementary schools, junior high schools and middle schools, high schools, charter schools and any other schools, classes and educational programs which receive their support through public taxation and, except for charter schools, whose textbooks and courses of study are under the control of the State Board.

8.  ’School bus’ has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 484A.230.

9.  ’School counselor‘ or ‘counselor’ means a person who holds a license issued pursuant to chapter 391 of NRS and an endorsement to serve as a school counselor issued pursuant to regulations adopted by the Commission on Professional Standards in Education or who is otherwise authorized by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to serve as a school counselor.

10.  ’School psychologist‘ or ‘psychologist’ means a person who holds a license issued pursuant to chapter 391 of NRS and an endorsement to serve as a school psychologist issued pursuant to regulations adopted by the Commission on Professional Standards in Education or who is otherwise authorized by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to serve as a school psychologist.

11.  ’School social worker‘ or ‘social worker’ means a social worker licensed pursuant to chapter 641B of NRS who holds a license issued pursuant to chapter 391 of NRS and an endorsement to serve as a school social worker issued pursuant to regulations adopted by the Commission on Professional Standards in Education or who is otherwise authorized by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to serve as a school social worker.

12.  ’State Board’ means the State Board of Education.

13.  ’University school for profoundly gifted pupils’ has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 388C.040.