The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has sent its application to have an accredited medical school, the first step in a years-long process, said Barbara Atkinson, dean of the burgeoning school.
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State Sen. Justin Jones of Las Vegas said Wednesday that both Democratic and Republican lawmakers plan to make school construction and education funding a top priority when the next legislative session convenes in February.
In a few days, UNLV will be welcoming Intel’s “Cherry Creek” supercomputer, which was ranked in 2013 as the 400th fastest supercomputer in the world and the 41st most energy-efficient and powerful computer in the world.
State Superintendent of Public Schools Dale Erquiaga said five months ago that “student answer sheets were altered by one or more adults,” in test cheating at Kelly Elementary School, but the battle still rages over evidence that might support the allegation.
Nevada’s fastest growing public higher education institution, Nevada State College, may be growing too fast and have to cap enrollment in the future, said president Bart Patterson following his annual state of the college address Monday.
A Clark County elementary school in the northeast part of the valley was evacuated Monday afternoon because of electrical problems, the Clark County School District announced.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre’s academy is now offering a pre-professional dance program to help those looking for instruction in styles of dance other than ballet.
Among the most highly scrutinized Clark County School District star ratings were for a handful of “zoom” schools, which have completed their first year of a $39.4 million experiment to revitalize struggling campuses. But not one of the 14 zoom schools improved their standings, according to the Nevada Department of Education.
A public school will be able to say it graduated more high-achieving students than any Nevada school in 2015.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas students organized a social media voting drive and won the Victoria’s Secret Pink Nation “Craziest Campus Showdown” earlier this week.
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Nevada’s public schools ratings were released Friday, along with detailed data on student performance, discipline and staffing for the 2013-14 school year that’s used by the Nevada Department of Education to assign one to five stars to 633 campuses.
Sex education will be available online to any Clark County high school student, according to a School Board approval of two new courses on Thursday.
UNLV’s campus stadium initiative culminated Thursday with the stadium board approving resolutions endorsing a venue at the university — someday.
The College of Southern Nevada has opened the region’s first full time firefighter candidate physical ability testing facility.
The Nevada State Treasurer’s office is opening up another 35,000 college savings accounts with $50 each in seed money to get kindergartners around the state ready for the future.
It’s no secret that the economic downturn of 2007 hit the U.S. hard, making it tougher for those just out of college to secure high-paying jobs. View caught up with some recent college graduates to find out what their plans are for tackling today’s job market.
Life after college can be difficult for some graduates. With an evolving economy, it’s hard to gauge when they’ll receive their first job in their field. “The big thing for me was that I didn’t want to pursue a degree where I wouldn’t get a job afterward,” Henderson resident Allysa Starkweather said. “That really pushed me toward the educational field, because I was going to school for a career.”
Henderson’s Sewell Elementary School competes for six-figure grant to fund computer lab.
A car crashed into a Clark County School District bus carrying 11 children Wednesday in Henderson, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
The University of Nevada, Reno is reporting record enrollment approaching 20,000 students.
The University of Nevada, Reno made the top 200 colleges and universities in the nation, according to the annual survey conducted by U.S. News and World Report released Tuesday.
A proposed medical school would have a ‘massive’ impact on the health of the community, stakeholders agree.