Two Nevada schools, both in Las Vegas, have joined a "distinguished" list of campuses that, despite serving high populations of low-income children, closed the achievement gap among disadvantaged students or posted strong student performance for multiple years.
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The Nevada Education Department, hoping to put a dent in the hundreds of classroom vacancies across the state, plans to issue temporary licenses to out-of-state teachers who until recently needed to complete a set of requirements before stepping foot on a campus.
More than $600,000 in grants to boost training programs for science, technology, engineering and mathematics workers have been awarded by Gov. Brian Sandoval's office, it announced on Thursday.
Doral Academy of Las Vegas, which operates three public charter schools in Clark County, will open its fourth campus this fall in Summerlin.
More than halfway through the academic year, the Clark County School District’s teacher shortage remains stubbornly high and continues to have an outsized impact on disadvantaged and special education students.
Mayor Andy Hafen wants Henderson to have more control over the education of the city's students.
A panel of lawmakers this week agreed to seek changes for Nevada's new Silver State Opportunity Grant — the state's first program offering financial aid based on need rather than academic achievement.
UNLV and Western Governors University soon will start awarding dozens of state-funded scholarships aimed to alleviate Nevada's crippling teacher shortage.
Clashes between Republican lawmakers and Clark County School District officials have started to overshadow a study to carve up the nation's fifth-largest school system despite hopes that politics wouldn't interfere with that process.
Sleepy Saturdays at UNLV may soon be a thing of the past as administrators plan to boost weekend class offerings beginning next fall.
After pumping nearly $400 million in new spending into the state's education system, Gov. Brian Sandoval now must choose who will oversee the instruction of more than 450,000 public school students in Nevada.
If any third- and fourth-graders at McCaw Elementary School receive allowances at home, they may likely be more savvy with the money following a series of financial literacy classes.
It's never too early to aim for the skies and let your expectations soar. All it takes is hard work and tenacity.
State Treasurer Dan Schwartz asked a court Wednesday to require opponents of Nevada's education saving accounts to post a $238,900 bond to cover costs should an injunction imposed against the program be lifted.
The Coral Academy of Science will expand to Las Vegas with a new campus planned to open for the 2016-17 school year in the Centennial Hills area.
When the staff at Variety School met Brian Reyes three months ago, his new teachers had to clean blood from his hands and face.
The state's higher education board on Friday pushed a series of proposals to merge services at Nevada's colleges and universities, putting the agency at odds with lawmakers who want to split the system instead.
Nevada — despite earning national attention for a dizzying list of education reforms that Gov. Brian Sandoval enacted last year— attracted only three candidates to fill a job that oversees public schools across the Silver State.
The U.S. economy experienced a landmark moment this month when the nation began exporting crude oil for the first time in four decades.
More than 1,400 student entrepreneurs set out to develop ideas that would have a global impact in a summer program held last year.
As state lawmakers consider dismantling the Nevada System of Higher Education, the agency's Board of Regents will gather Friday in what some political insiders criticized as a bureaucratic stunt aimed at thwarting reform efforts.
The attorney general's office filed a motion Thursday with the Nevada Supreme Court seeking an expedited appeal of a lower court ruling that blocked implementation of a program allowing parents to tap taxpayer money to pay for private school tuition.
This month is a crucial time for families with children who want to attend a Clark County magnet school, as the deadline to apply is fast approaching on Feb. 2.
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