Even as state lawmakers face blowback over their support for historic tax hikes to pay for public education reforms, most candidates running for the District A seat on the Clark County School Board would consider raising taxes even higher to fund their priorities.
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John White will serve as acting chancellor for the Nevada System of Higher Education starting in July, earning an annual base salary of $303,000.
The nation’s fifth-largest school district has made changes to its sex education policy for the coming school year.
The Clark County School Board unanimously approved several changes on Thursday evening to its abstinence-based sex education curriculum for the upcoming school year.
A law professor who was turned down for UNLV’s presidency may soon claim a job overseeing all of the state’s public colleges — a move drawing skepticism from legislators already bristling at the state of Nevada’s higher education system.
Fifth-grade students from C.P. Squires Elementary School showed off their skills Thursday during a luncheon at Texas Station. Students who studied etiquette put their salad forks into action as part of an end-of-year celebration.
For the last few months, students within the Clark County School District developed proposals for space-related projects to be submitted to the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program. At a May 4 program at the Desert Research Institute, students from Batterman, Vanderburg and Wright elementary schools received word they were finalists for the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education-sponsored program.
Kindergarten teacher Janet Manfredi was emotional as her students and their parents gathered during a surprise farewell and good luck ceremony at St. Viator School on Wednesday in Las Vegas.
A wine mug for the legally blind, a device to help amputees carry groceries, and a razor to help those with limited mobility shave were among ideas built and showcased by students at Touro University Nevada’s School of Occupational Therapy this week.
The Florence McClure Women’s Correctional Center in Las Vegas hosted its annual graduation ceremony Wednesday for about 50 inmates.
Lawyers involved in the remaining court challenge to Nevada’s controversial school choice law have a little more than six weeks to prepare for oral arguments before the state Supreme Court.
Spring Valley High School’s newspaper took top honors at the 40th annual Clark County student journalism awards Friday at the Suncoast. During its first year in print, the Grizzly Growler received seven awards and an honorable mention.
At least one Las Vegas driver’s ed teacher isn’t so sure about the ranking by CarInsurance.com.
The university’s inaugural graduation ceremony Saturday recognized 200 students who completed bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business, K-12 teacher education, information technology and health professions at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa.
Only one Clark County School District student was named among this year’s U.S. Presidential Scholars, a group of 161 students selected from across the nation.
Nevada’s higher education board will soon consider choosing a temporary replacement for former Chancellor Dan Klaich.
Lawyers involved in the remaining court challenge to Nevada’s school choice law asked the Nevada Supreme Court on Friday to schedule expedited oral arguments so the case can be decided before the next school year.
The Rogers Foundation, a Las Vegas-based nonprofit organization, awarded $300,000 in grants to four local organizations to promote the arts and education in partnership with the Clark County School District.
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development board on Thursday approved spending up to $500,000 for equipment that will help train high school and College of Southern Nevada students in manufacturing technology.
A Las Vegas judge on Wednesday upheld the constitutionality of Nevada’s controversial new school choice program that would allow parents to spend taxpayer money to pay for private school tuition.
Juniors and seniors from four area high schools attended a Student Leadership Symposium April 22 at Nevada State College, 1125 Nevada State Drive. It’s a fair bet that none of them expected to hear what motivational speaker Roy Juarez Jr. had to say.
The games students at Martin Middle School play don’t involve rapid hand-eye coordination, smartphones or exploding zombies. The Chess Club at the school is only in its second year, but it is already making a name for itself in the state.
Whether it’s participating in the school play or partaking in the senior prank, Shadow Ridge High School principal Travis Warnick knows the importance of engaging with his students. To celebrate his lively ways, the 45-year-old was nominated and selected as a finalist for Varsity Brands’ 2016 School Spirit Awards Principal of Principle award, which highlights the connection between school spirit, involvement, achievement and self-confidence.
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