Nevada’s higher education board convenes near Lake Tahoe on Thursday for a high-stakes special meeting to consider changing how the state’s colleges are governed.
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A new report from ACT Inc., the private company that administers the college-entrance exam nationwide, shows Nevada performed the worst among 18 states that had moved from voluntary to mandatory participation in the test.
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After signing up for a tutor and cramming for a standardized reading test, Laura Elizabeth Vasquez was among Tuesday’s graduates, officially retiring her hamburger spatula for a high school diploma and better job.
The Clark County School District has no formal policy on how to accommodate transgender students, so Monday’s ruling by a federal judge in Texas appears to have no immediate impact on the use of bathrooms and locker rooms in public schools here.
Clark County School District will collect more than $5 million after settling a lawsuit dating from 2012, when an air conditioning contractor abandoned the projects and declared bankruptcy.
The Bump Up initiative, launched last spring at the College of Southern Nevada, is a mentorship program that strives to help more black and Latino men stay in school and earn degrees.
More than 600 students turned out Saturday for Free Teen Shopping Day at Project 150, a nonprofit organization that helps provide high school students with clothing, food and supplies.
UNLV will shut down nearly half the classrooms on its main campus when the school hosts this year’s final presidential debate on Oct. 19, a week before midsemester grades are due.
The Clark County School District will hold two free public fairs before classes resume Aug. 29 to help families prepare for the 2016-17 school year.
When children struggle with mental health, it can be difficult to notice. Sometimes, it’s shrugged off as normal teenage angst or behavioral battles, but other times, the internal war becomes a violent and physical combat sending children to the hospital. If parents and caretakers don’t see warning signs or shrug them off, school officials could be a student’s only safeguard.
For the second time in as many years, the state has found a vendor in breach of its lucrative contract to manage and score the standardized tests that thousands of public school students take every spring in Nevada.
A controversial plan to overhaul the Clark County School District cleared one of three critical votes late Tuesday as a bipartisan group of state lawmakers granted their unanimous approval to a final set of regulations needed to set the plan in motion.
Bracing for “severe disruptions” and jammed parking lots, UNLV leaders are encouraging professors to consider moving classes off campus when the school hosts this year’s final presidential debate during midterm week.
The acquittal of a Clark County School District police officer on excessive force charges has focused new attention on the conduct of the embattled internal investigator who helped the FBI put together the case.
Lawmakers have avoided a showdown of sorts that threatened to stall a plan to reorganize the Clark County School District by agreeing to a last-minute list of compromises.
In just over two weeks, 322,000 students will file into Clark County School District schools on Aug. 29 as the 2016-17 school year gets underway.
While the presidential candidate town hall headlined the Asian American Journalists Association convention in Las Vegas on Friday, the four-day event aims to be a boon for journalists young and old.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Friday issued eight published opinions as Justice Nancy Saitta leaves the bench, but the highly anticipated rulings on two education savings account cases were not among them.
A candidate who once hoped to take Michael Wixom’s seat on the state’s higher education board has endorsed a fellow challenger.
The fate of school budgets, support staff jobs and English language learners consumed much of the conversation at a series of public meetings meant to gather feedback on an ambitious plan to overhaul the Clark County School District.
Two teachers from Southeast Career and Technical Academy began a two-week internship Tuesday shadowing production engineers who operate the Fanuc robotics system at Clearwater Paper in North Las Vegas. It’s the same robotics system that future Faraday Future engineers will operate.
Federal prosecutors rested their case Tuesday in the excessive force trial of a Clark County School District police officer.
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