Lawyers involved in the remaining court challenge to Nevada’s controversial school choice law have a little more than six weeks to prepare for oral arguments before the state Supreme Court.
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Students in Clark County’s poorest neighborhoods made mostly positive gains in English and math after state lawmakers last year approved the injection of nearly $21 million to boost achievement.
Leaders at the two major universities in Nevada don’t seem to agree on how to dish out punishment equally and consistently among cheating students.
Clark County School District police arrested a middle school teacher on Friday. A district spokeswoman confirmed the arrest of Nicole Wilfinger, who chairs the math department at Molasky Junior High School.
Students learned some basics about first aid on Friday during a presentation by Community Ambulance paramedic Melanie Bangle at Taylor Elementary School in Henderson.
The Clark County School District, facing more than 2,000 open teaching positions, hopes to attract military veterans and their spouses to the classroom.
Celebrity chef Mario Batali — sporting a pair of his signature orange Crocs — was joined by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Congresswoman Dina Titus, and Amanda Hirsh, executive director of Books for Kids, at the March 29 opening of the new Books for Kids/Mario Batali Foundation Library at the Acelero Spring Valley Learning Center, 2845 Mohawk St.
The people behind Maverick Aviation Group, a local helicopter company, believe they have met the future of the industry — students from Rancho High School’s aviation maintenance class. On a cold, wet April morning, the company gave nearly 20 students an inside look at what career path they could take.
Entering a surprise luncheon hosted by Station Casinos April 12, 300 at-risk Las Vegas Valley elementary students had no clue what was in store for them: their very own computer.
The state’s higher education board will soon consider picking an oceanographer to temporarily lead Nevada’s Desert Research Institute.
A coalition of about 40 religious and social service organizations said Wednesday that the Clark County School District needs to fix its teacher shortage problem and needs to fix it now.
Nevada college students have a chance to work with Faraday Future this summer, well before the burgeoning electric car company opens a $1 billion, 3-million-square-foot factory in North Las Vegas.
Two Democratic legislators announced plans Monday to introduce bills that would overhaul the Nevada System of Higher Education in light of emails that show the system worked to undermine the Legislature’s effort to fix higher education funding in the state.
More than 270 girls from 25 schools competed Sunday in the Orange County Math Circle held at the Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas.
Instead of receiving a rejection letter, Nevadans denied admission to UNLV will be asked to attend community college for a second chance to become a Rebel.
Southern Nevada schools serve the third-highest number of English language learner students in the country, trailing only Los Angeles and New York City. Achievement scores and graduation rates for ELL students are low.
The state attorney general’s office formally nudged a Las Vegas judge on Friday to move more quickly on a case that challenges the constitutionality of Nevada’s controversial new school choice bill.
A UNLV junior majoring in education has been awarded the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship, making her the school’s sixth recipient since 2008.
At the Bioblitz at Clark County Wetlands Park, citizen scientists can observe organisms, count creatures and catalog critters. The two-day event, planned for April 29 and 30, is part of the fifth annual Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival,
Thousands of Clark County School District bus drivers, custodians and support staff may vote — again, for the fourth time — between two labor unions vying for power as their bargaining agent.
Arianna Huffington, co-founder of the Huffington Post, asked about 100 students on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, to do the seemingly impossible — to shut off and lock up their electronic devices so that they could get uninterrupted sleep at night.
Emails obtained by the Review-Journal show Nevada System of Higher Education officials created a false document and did other things to mislead lawmakers who were considering a funding formula overhaul.
Legislators and the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce are calling for action following revelations that the Nevada System of Higher Education worked to undermine the Legislature’s effort to reform college and university funding models.