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Somali-born activist honored by Adelson Educational Campus

Somali-born human rights activist, politician and author Ayaan Hirsi Ali will be honored Saturday at the 11th annual In Pursuit of Excellence Gala. Hirsi Ali will be recognized by the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus for her support of women’s rights and universal access to education.

State funding shortfall costs CCSD $5.4 million

Seventeen dollars doesn’t sound like a lot until it adds up to a $5.4 million loss. To the Clark County School Board, it was cause for outrage Friday after hearing that the state will provide $17 less per student in funding than pledged this school year.