Subscribe to Education RSS feed


Washoe County benches school superintendent

Pedro Martinez, the former deputy superintendent of Clark County School District who resigned in 2012 to become superintendent of Washoe County School District, has been relieved of duty “effective immediately,” according to the Northern Nevada school system.

Nevada education ranked last in nation

Nevada’s public school system remains dead last in the nation for a third year running, according to an analysis of children’s well-being released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation on Tuesday.

Needed building projects surpass CCSD resources

About $301 million will be spent during the next five years on major capital projects in the Clark County School District, including replacing one school, renovating aging campuses and adding portable classrooms to alleviate student crowding.

Nevada: Math key to finishing college

College students in Nevada who do not complete college-level introductory math courses early on in their studies are far less likely to graduate than those who do, a new report shows.

Higher teacher pay for higher degrees debated

Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools, stirring a national debate about how best to compensate quality educators and angering teachers who say the extra training is valuable.

UNLV Foundation: Clinton fee pencils out

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Foundation can afford Hillary Clinton’s much-debated $225,000 fee to speak at its annual fundraising dinner, having sold out the Oct. 13 event’s best tables at $20,000-a-pop.