Former UNLV student, comedian and television personality James Christian “Jimmy” Kimmel was back on campus Sunday to encourage graduating students to finish any tasks they begin in life.
Two years ago, McCall Elementary School counselor Brenda Reeh passed out from dehydration while escorting students from class to an on-campus charity event.
Alcohol, suspension and fights. Tajah Johnson, 14, experienced it all. The Bridger Middle School student, who used to be in and out of foster care, was only 11 years old when she drank alcohol for the first time.
UNLV will celebrate its 50th commencement on Sunday with about 2,500 graduates receiving diplomas.
It started with an old-fashioned letter from a principal to a former student — Jimmy Kimmel.
Summerlin resident Kimberly Yee knew at age 3 that she wanted to be a tennis champion. Now 16, she is the top-ranked American player in her age group, according to the United States Tennis Association.
Nevada kindergartners have a weighty problem, according to a statewide survey released Thursday of more than 8,000 families with children starting school.
Clark County School District officials aren’t betting on Gov. Brian Sandoval’s $484 million increase to K-12 education spending, which would largely land in Las Vegas Valley schools if approved by the Legislature. Clark County schools enroll 70 percent of the state’s students.
Garbage thrown away last school year at Liberty High School would fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool more than 6 feet deep.
Two higher education institutions in Nevada have joined forces to prepare a more qualified nursing workforce in the state and address an expected shortage of these professionals in 2020.