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Students rarely run, yell or jostle for space at their lockers in the hallways of Fertitta Middle School. Instead, on a recent Thursday morning, students at the southwest valley campus calmly and quietly walked to class and lunch, with some stopping to greet and politely shake hands with Principal Lisa Burkhead.
Armando Christian Perez, the pop star known globally as Pitbull, attended the groundbreaking ceremony in Henderson Friday morning for SLAM! Academy, the local expansion of Sports Leadership & Management, the Miami-based charter school he helped launch.
When UNLV head football coach Tony Sanchez referred to the Rebels’ in-state rivals as the “University of Reno, Nevada” at Tuesday’s press conference, it was perhaps a surprising remark from a coach just four games into his college coaching career.
Students across the Clark County School District this week have signed pledges against bullying, created public service announcements to encourage their peers to stand up to bullies and popped balloons with intolerant words written on them to "stomp out bullying."
Parents who packed a Clark County School Board meeting late Tuesday overwhelmingly voiced their opposition to changing a policy that trustees can't change.
Only 340 campuses across the nation earned the U.S. Department of Education's Blue Ribbon recognition last year, and 3 Clark County schools joined the prestigious list on Tuesday.
The U.S. Department of Education will send Nevada a nearly $8 million grant to fund the creation and expansion of its charter school program.
Vegas Verdes Elementary School was bustling Saturday morning as many other Las Vegas Valley schools sat silent.
The Clark County School Board, a year after parents balked at proposed changes to its sex education policies, again will try to strike a balance between limiting what students learn about sex and providing full disclosure of today's sexual spectrum.
The Clark County School Board late Thursday unanimously approved a big-picture plan to spend $4.1 billion on 35 new elementary schools and two high school campuses across the Las Vegas Valley.
It was April of his freshman year. Ben Yeager woke up on a couch in a dark basement not sure where he was and how and when he got there, he wrote in a powerful personal essay for The Washington Post.
Increases in Medicaid enrollment have led to a big jump in the number of Nevada kindergartners covered by health insurance, according to an annual health survey conducted by researchers at UNLV.
FreshGrade lets K-12 teachers upload audio files of students reading, video clips of presentations, student photos, test results, grades and comments.
In the midst of an increasingly heated contract dispute with the Clark County School District, the union representing more than 18,000 teachers has seen its membership plummet to dangerous lows, threatening its place as one of Nevada's most influential labor groups.
High schoolers can now earn money for college -- no job required.
The newest courtroom in Las Vegas is not located in downtown. It's at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced Thursday that he has retained a nationally recognized law firm to help defend against the ACLU legal challenge to the state's new Education Savings Account program.
People ask what makes a worthy column for me. Often, it's when I mutter, "Huh? I didn't know that."
Despite attempts to block it in the Nevada Supreme Court, a decade-long fight to unseat the labor union representing all support staff for the Clark County School District will move forward in the coming months.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy visited the Las Vegas Valley on Tuesday on the first stop of his national campaign to promote walking and walkable communities.
Clark County commissioners unanimously approved a lease deal on Tuesday that will expand the leased space set aside for the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
Parents will have to wait at least another year before the Nevada Department of Education releases updated school ratings after the state transitioned to new student testing system last year.
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