Clark County’s high school graduation rate may have leaped skyward 10 percentage points last year, but that’s not likely to happen again.
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They squint at the blackboard and hold books close to their faces. When teachers see children who have obvious vision issues, they refer them to the school nurse, who usually suggests seeing an optometrist to get glasses. But what if the family has no funds for such an expense? Enter Eye Care 4 Kids, which works to get children from low-income families vision care.
The program, viewable at clubhousenews.com, is the brainchild of 51-year-old Lorenzo Doumani, a Las Vegas native who realized with his own teen daughter that “there’s really no news network out there for older kids.”
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Nevada high school freshmen and sophomores in 2014-15 lucked out Thursday when they were freed of the graduation requirement that has kept diplomas from thousands of past students, and will likely do the same for thousands more to come.
Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year-olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students.
The state’s investigation into a Las Vegas elementary for its high jump in test scores has found that adults erased students’ incorrect answers and filled in the correct response.
To aid recruiting and ease the transition for community college students, Nevada State College announced Tuesday that it will have permanent offices on all three College of Southern Nevada campuses.
As a high school student in North Las Vegas, Ivón Padilla-Rodriguez had to worry about more than her grades — she had to worry about where she would sleep at night.
Former Southern Nevada Water Authority boss Pat Mulroy will become a fellow at Brookings Mountain West and a faculty associate of Desert Research Institute, the organizations announced Tuesday.