While details are emerging about what kinds of federal benefits might be available to immigrants covered by President Barack Obama’s recent executive order, the rules surrounding state benefits in Nevada remain murky.
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After seven months of silence over a black mark against Kelly Elementary School, the Clark County School Board on Thursday spoke out on state test cheating allegations involving the campus made by the state superintendent of public schools.
It took a 13-year-old student’s suicide and almost a year, but Clark County School District officials presented new anti-bullying policies Thursday to fall in line with state laws requiring that principals immediately investigate bullying reports and notify parents.
About $18 million in new school buses will soon be bought for Clark County School District students, replacing 50 vehicles beyond repair and adding 75 more to the 1,691-bus fleet next school year.
UNLV provost and presidential finalist John White was about halfway through answering questions during a public forum Thursday when economics professor Bill Robinson stood and asked how White would be different as president than he has been as provost.
Former Henderson educator and principal Frank Lamping died Nov. 11.
In today’s high-tech world, people are required to adapt to new technology faster than before to enhance task performance in their daily lives. But diving into computers isn’t always easy. In order to provide extra assistance, SeniorNet learning classes were formed to offer courses to adults 50 or older.
Maryland’s biggest school district has stripped references to religious holidays from next year’s calendar, removing Christmas, Easter, Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah from the lineup of days off.
Alleged abuse of a mute special education student at Variety School may result in the Clark County School District paying a $205,000 settlement.
Len Jessup, dean of the University of Arizona’s Eller School of Management and one of three candidates to be UNLV’s next president, told a packed audience of faculty, students and alumni that he was ready to take on the mandate of making the university a prestigious research school.
The Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program and Brookings Mountain West will release their “Cracking the Code on STEM: A People Strategy for Nevada’s Economy” report during a panel discussion at The Innevation Center in southwest Las Vegas.
As the first of three finalists in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas presidential search wrapped up two days of interviews, it became clear some university faculty are ready for new, outside leadership.
A weeklong exploration of the triumphs and tribulations of three candidates seeking to become UNLV president began Monday as Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz took center stage.
At-risk students got a boost Oct. 14 when Station Casinos handed out more than $50,000 in support to 10 primary schools through its Smart Start incentive.
Education Initiative opponents didn’t expect such a landslide defeat. Neither did pollsters, whose work showed the proposed margins tax to be everything from a voter favorite to a statistical toss-up.
It was hard. It was tough. It was cold. He got yelled at a lot. And that’s just basic training, retired Army Spc. Salvatore Cirifalco explained to Celia Roberts’ fifth-grade classroom at French Elementary School in Las Vegas on Friday.
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Hundreds of Moapa Valley residents had the chance to speak out on their own turf Thursday at a public input meeting about Clark County School District’s now-scrapped sex education curriculum changes.
Kelly Elementary School didn’t receive vindication Thursday from accusations at the state level that it cheated on Nevada standardized tests in 2012 to increase scores.
From serving Mexican food to singing La Cucaracha on the guitar, retired language teacher Dr. J. Marlan Walker is a Henderson legend. Well-respected throughout the community, it only made sense when former students, family and friends nominated Walker for an elementary school namesake.
The value of Clark County School District’s 357 campuses and real estate totals a whopping $7 billion, but the cost of needed renovations in the coming years is roughly just as much, according to district officials.
Voters didn’t agree with the Clark County School Board on its pick to replace the former District D trustee. Constituents voted out appointee Stavan Corbett, who resigned from the Nevada State Board of Education in December 2013 to finish Lorraine Alderman’s term and was seeking his own four-year term beginning next year.
Health care options are expanding in the Las Vegas Valley thanks to Touro University Nevada, which expanded its health clinic and added a new active aging center this year.