A Clark County School District student wrote to View Neighborhood Newspapers, saying, “I’m writing this directly to parents because I don’t think writing essays at school, or putting up posters, or attending assemblies about bullying is working.”
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Kris Patrick oversees 50 Clark County schools that serve breakfast and lunch during the summer — and she wants to turn the nose-wrinkling reputation of cafeteria food into a thing of the past.
It’s been a vision of UNLV leaders for years: A widely supported medical school educating the region’s future doctors and bearing the university’s name.
U District aims to bring more than 3,000 beds to the north edge of campus by 2026 and is a key part of UNLV’s efforts to shed its commuter school image. But dozens of low-income families — hundreds of people — stand in the way of that estimated $200 million vision.
Kevin Child, the first-term member of the Clark County School Board, is drawing fire for asking his followers on Facebook whether they would ever run over protesters.
A state panel on Tuesday approved a $1.8 million settlement in favor of the Nevada Department of Education over a botched student testing program.
A pair of bills backed by U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., that aim to make college more accessible were passed by the House of Representatives on Monday with unanimous voice votes.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has backed an incumbent who is fighting to keep his seat on Nevada’s higher education board, an unusual endorsement for an elected body that seldom draws public interest.
Nepantla, named after an Aztec word representing a state of transition, has become a blossoming support program that primarily helps minority and low-income students acheive four-year degrees at Nevada State College.
UNLV officials estimate that Clark County is home to about 12,000 homeless youth 700 being high school seniors. Many are eligible for college, but struggle to get there.
About 56 percent of all teachers in the Clark County School District were absent for more than 10 days of school in 2013-14, according to a Las Vegas Review-Journal analysis of new federal education data.
New misconduct allegations against an internal school police investigator surfaced Friday in connection with a federal criminal case he helped the FBI put together.
Nevada’s higher education system has eliminated a decade-old department dedicated to helping the state’s colleges and universities develop training for health care workers.
The Clark County School District got the green light to start hiring 115 trained specialists with its share of the grant money.
An early college program, which saves students thousands of dollars in tuition, now will extend to home-schoolers in the Las Vegas Valley through a partnership between Rise Education Resource Center and Western Nevada College in Carson City.
Legislation that U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., proposed to boost career and technical education funding for Nevada was added Thursday as an amendment to a separate bill unanimously passed by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Wanting to spread music education in the community, the Nevada School of the Arts is hosting a satellite location inside the Henderson International School.
State Superintendent Steve Canavero spoke to the Clark County School Board on Wednesday and urged Nevadans to get involved as schools make plans to operate under the Every Student Succeeds Act during the yearlong transition in 2016-17.
The state’s Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board has sided with the Clark County School District in a complaint filed by its police officers union charging that the district engaged in prohibited labor practices.
Crystal Nunes spent a decade as a government air quality inspector with decent pay, but she said she often looked back most fondly on a job she had before that as a substitute teacher.
The College of Southern Nevada has lost a $1.7 million federal grant aimed to boost services for military veterans and will return $84,000 it had already received since October 2014 from the U.S. Department of Labor.
UNLV is one of five major colleges with minority head coaches in men’s basketball and football. The Rebels are the only ones to include a female athletic director.
The network of roughly 20 high-definition cameras being installed around the Lake Tahoe region can pan, tilt and zoom into fires.