School choice advocates from across the state and country rushed to defend Nevada's new education savings accounts after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit challenging the program's constitutionality.
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates employment in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, also known as STEM, will increase to 13 percent between 2012 and 2022. That means approximately 1 million newly created jobs.
Thanks to the connections of a student's parent, Deskin Elementary School is on the receiving end of a generous gift: 40 computer monitors to help update its computer lab and in-class computers.
Diabetes specialists Tomas Walker and Aimee Jose, who graduated five years apart from UNLV's nursing school, are each playing a role in the creation of a so-called artificial pancreas system, a mobile app-based tool that monitors and balances blood sugar levels.
An eight-month jail term has been imposed on a former Mohave High School teacher and athletics coach who admitted smoking pot with students in Bullhead City, Ariz., and sending nude cellphone pictures of himself to one of them.
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by the parents of a Henderson middle school student who killed herself in late 2013 after finding that the family could not claim the Clark County School District violated their daughter's constitutional rights.
Hash House A Go Go is supporting Communities In Schools of Nevada's annual Fill The Bus school supply drive by offering two locations for guests to donate needed items.
Facing 32 separate charges of child molestation, a former North Las Vegas elementary school teacher pleaded guilty late last month to three lesser counts of attempted lewdness with a child.
More than 1,500 new teachers and 400 long-term substitutes were invited to participate in the Clark County School District's (CCSD) New Teacher Onboarding (orientation) event Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the South Point hotel-casino in Las Vegas.
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments.
Looking for a secure job in Nevada once you graduate? Then your best bet is to declare an education major, according to a report published Friday through the state's new super-data system that links information from public schools, state colleges and universities and employers.
From shopping for clothes and supplies to making sure children are set with their schools, there are many things parents can do today to start preparing.
Parents, educators and researchers will have to wait a bit longer before state officials release a series of reports about students and the workforce as part of the debut of a first-of-its-kind database in Nevada.
Nevada's Education Savings Accounts are moving forward quickly, and if interested parents fail to react accordingly, they might lose the chance to take advantage of the program.
It's the time of year when retailers stuff their shelves with products that parents demand for their kids. It's back-to-school season. But it doesn't look like it'll to be a jolly one for stores.
My child did not have a good year last year in school and was so relieved when summer came. Now she is getting very anxious, even sick, about going back.
The state treasurer's office will accept applications through Nov. 30 for early enrollment in Nevada's new education savings accounts.
If your student doesn't excel at high-stakes testing, like many students, getting into college might be getting easier.
The state's Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board voted Wednesday to dismiss the financially beleaguered Teachers Health Trust from a dispute between the Clark County School District and the teachers union.
A bill intended to make it easier for families to apply for college financial aid has been reintroduced in Congress.
Nevada Connections Academy plans information sessions in Henderson
A collection of biological codes sits in a library at UNLV. Much of the focus is learning how the codes can help cells fight off HIV. Researchers hope this work can be used to develop drugs much faster.
With the new school year just around the corner, parents often are faced with a daunting list of things to do to help their children get ready to go back to the classroom.