Nevada Correctional Institutions; Aid to Victims of Crime
Sec. § 209.393
Regulations regarding literacy of offenders.

The Board may adopt regulations which:


Designate a level of literacy in reading and writing which is consistent with that required by the State Board of Education for its pupils in the eighth grade.


Provide for the testing of each offender when he or she first becomes incarcerated, and as often as needed thereafter, to determine his or her ability to read and write.


Establish guidelines for evaluating the progress of an illiterate offender in an educational program.


Establish a course to teach English as a second language, if necessary.


Are necessary to carry out the provisions of this section and NRS 209.396.
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