Nearly 900 Clark County School District student musicians in grades 6-12 gathered at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday in an attempt to set a new world record for the largest amount of mariachis performing.
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The online Nevada Connections Academy charter school is staging a legal fight against the threat of closure, pushing back after the State Public Charter School Authority flagged it for a low graduation rate.
A healthy body is not complete without a healthy mind. To get students excited about exercising their brains and bodies, the Clark County School District partnered Sept. 22 with Ride for Reading to bring 2,500 books to Gene Ward Elementary School.
Rama Venkat, dean of the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, is calling UNLV’s latest collaboration — a $5 million, five-year master service agreement with Lockheed Martin — “one of a kind.”
A long-awaited vote on a bill that would increase hotel room taxes to fund a domed stadium and improvements to the Las Vegas Convention Center failed to materialize early Friday morning after a 17-hour Assembly session.
While more than 1 in 4 high school students in Nevada fail to graduate on time, the state and Clark County School District this year posted incremental gains in their overall graduation rates.
A national educational researcher, Dr. Robert Marzano, will bring his own educational approach to one of six new elementary schools slated to open within the Clark County School District next year.
UNLV students should plan for a lengthier and more laborious commute as preparations for the presidential debate take over the campus.
Beaming school officials joked that, although there was no playground slide like at Google’s headquarters, the new technology incubator at the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus had just about everything else. The campus at 9700 Hillpointe Road saw the grand opening of the 5,000-square-foot, $4 million addition on Sept. 28.
According to Paige Johnson, safety school counselor at Mannion Middle School, when people think about Henderson, most don’t automatically link it with poverty. Mannion has about 1,500 students, and Johnson said several hundred fall below the poverty line.