Two Nevada schools, both in Las Vegas, have joined a "distinguished" list of campuses that, despite serving high populations of low-income children, closed the achievement gap among disadvantaged students or posted strong student performance for multiple years.
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The Clark County School District plans to overhaul the way it trains each of its 18,000 teachers and require them to change how they lead classrooms in an effort to help students who lack proficiency in the English language.
On May 7, hundreds of Clark County residents are set to come together at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts for an inaugural awards event, much like the Oscars or the Emmys, with live entertainment, striking award statues, and gift bags for all of the attendees.
UNLV student Kyle Kimsey recently won the regional qualifying round of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards for his startup business Adler Dynamics.
A question is asked before a heated debate begins. It's not a presidential candidates debate. It's students in a classroom.
Months after applying for an education savings account, William Simms walked into Mountain View Christian School last Tuesday morning armed with an approval letter for his granddaughter's early enrollment in Nevada's new school choice program.
Call it an ironic political twist of fate. A constitutional amendment spearheaded more than a decade ago by a conservative Republican to take politics out of Nevada education funding is now at the heart of a legal battle that could upend a conservative GOP ideal — public funding for school choice.
On Friday, 20,000 glow sticks were strung together and laid out on the playground during a world-record attempt at Brookman Elementary School in Las Vegas.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt on Friday filed an appeal with the Nevada Supreme Court to overturn a state judge's decision to put the brakes on the state's controversial education savings accounts.
For the past six months, angry teachers have harangued the Clark County School Board for adopting pay freezes in an attempt to fill a nearly $70 million budget deficit.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt and Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison called a truce Thursday in their public squabble over a lawsuit Hutchison filed seeking an expedited ruling on the state's new education savings account program.
Marriott International's J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation has pledged to give UNLV's hotel college $2.5 million to help build a new on-campus home.
The Nevada Department of Education awarded more than $3.6 million to the Clark County School District for the immediate placement of social workers and other mental health professionals in the neediest schools.
UNLV has unveiled a plan to promote the school's role as host of this year's final presidential debate, an event that will catapult Las Vegas into the national spotlight weeks ahead of November's general election.
Construction begins this week for a seven-story garage near UNLV that will contain about 630 additional parking spaces for the school, boosting its capacity to house vehicles by 5 percent.
Former Assemblyman Pat Hickey, R-Reno, who announced his retirement from the Nevada Legislature last year, will serve on the State Board of Education and fill the seat vacated by late member Dave Cook.
A nearly 15-year fight to unseat the labor union that represents more than 11,000 bus drivers, custodians and other support staff who work for the Clark County School District again will head to court soon.
A state judge Monday put the brakes on Nevada's education savings accounts, granting an injunction sought by opponents who said it would drain critical funding resources from Nevada's public schools and is unconstitutional.
It only took six months, dozens of teacher rallies and quiet intervention from Gov. Brian Sandoval before the Clark County School District and its teachers union struck a deal on a new contract that will cost taxpayers $135.5 million.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt on Thursday accused Nevada's lieutenant governor of "ethical conflicts" and asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit he filed in his private capacity over the state's new education saving accounts program.
An unusual lawsuit has drawn the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy into federal court.
The outcome of a Nevada murder case may depend on whether a key piece of evidence is admitted at the defendants' upcoming trial, a prosecutor argued Wednesday.
A state judge heard arguments Wednesday and promised a swift ruling on a lawsuit seeking to block Nevada's new school choice law.