Every fourth-grader in America is eligible for free entry to all federally managed parks, but so far most valley kids have taken a pass on the almost 3-month-old program.
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A drive to collect enough books for the elementary school students at Clark County's 78 Safekey sites was successful thanks to the efforts of the Henderson and Summerlin Barnes & Noble stores, UPS stores of Las Vegas, Toys for Tots and Las Vegas-area residents.
Nevada legislators today released the final portion of $27 million allocated to create a medical school at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Nevada is sparing no expense in fighting an American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada lawsuit that seeks to unravel the Education Savings Account program.
The Clark County School District, the country's fifth-largest public education system, has long been too big to adequately address its shortcomings.
Nevada State College will lead a hike this weekend at nearby Mount Scorpion to commemorate the summit's recent naming after the school's mascot.
Monique Makhlouf's first stint as a student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas was an intimidating experience fraught with challenges.
Communities In Schools of Nevada and Wynn Resorts presented Inspiration Oasis Oct. 5 with speaker Misty Hyman, Olympic gold medalist and former world record-holding swimmer.
The Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Medicine has been approved as a candidate for accreditation, a key step in the process of the school's goal of admitting 60 medical students each year starting in 2017.
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Hoping to find solutions to the Clark County School District's chronic teacher shortage, a new partnership between three education interest groups will attempt to recruit, retain and train more high-quality teachers for Southern Nevada classrooms.
Opposition continues to grow against the local teachers union's proposal to overhaul health benefits for 18,000 educators and their dependents, even as union officials prepare to open enrollment for a plan the Clark County School District hasn't yet approved.
Beer, wine or perhaps a spirit? No, UNLV isn't offering you a drink — not really — but a course that specializes in the specific beverages. The three separate courses are only a few of the university's more unique course offerings.
Students rarely run, yell or jostle for space at their lockers in the hallways of Fertitta Middle School. Instead, on a recent Thursday morning, students at the southwest valley campus calmly and quietly walked to class and lunch, with some stopping to greet and politely shake hands with Principal Lisa Burkhead.
Armando Christian Perez, the pop star known globally as Pitbull, attended the groundbreaking ceremony in Henderson Friday morning for SLAM! Academy, the local expansion of Sports Leadership & Management, the Miami-based charter school he helped launch.
When UNLV head football coach Tony Sanchez referred to the Rebels’ in-state rivals as the “University of Reno, Nevada” at Tuesday’s press conference, it was perhaps a surprising remark from a coach just four games into his college coaching career.
Students across the Clark County School District this week have signed pledges against bullying, created public service announcements to encourage their peers to stand up to bullies and popped balloons with intolerant words written on them to "stomp out bullying."
Parents who packed a Clark County School Board meeting late Tuesday overwhelmingly voiced their opposition to changing a policy that trustees can't change.
Only 340 campuses across the nation earned the U.S. Department of Education's Blue Ribbon recognition last year, and 3 Clark County schools joined the prestigious list on Tuesday.
The U.S. Department of Education will send Nevada a nearly $8 million grant to fund the creation and expansion of its charter school program.
Vegas Verdes Elementary School was bustling Saturday morning as many other Las Vegas Valley schools sat silent.
The Clark County School Board, a year after parents balked at proposed changes to its sex education policies, again will try to strike a balance between limiting what students learn about sex and providing full disclosure of today's sexual spectrum.
The Clark County School Board late Thursday unanimously approved a big-picture plan to spend $4.1 billion on 35 new elementary schools and two high school campuses across the Las Vegas Valley.