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Caught in the grip of the nation's economic decline, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas has struggled for the past four years to recover from a plunge in student attendance.
When it comes to talking about the major events that impact a child's life, parents and teachers sometimes fail. And that lack of communication could hinder a student's success.
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.
A special education teacher with the Clark County School District faces abuse charges after colleagues reported that he hit and threw an autistic student who is unable to speak.
From increases in financial aid to incentives for aspiring teachers, this year's Legislative session yielded a handful of notable victories for Southern Nevada's colleges and universities.
Stuckey Elementary School consistently earns five stars, the highest ranking in the Nevada school performance rating system. While some may say it's the location in the heart of affluent Southern Highlands that does the trick, principal Joseph Rekrut isn't buying that.
The Summerlin area is known as being affluent. It has great shopping, dining, parks and amenities. But how does it stack up as far as public education? As it turns out, pretty well.
Clark County students are set to start fresh when school begins next week, but many east valley schools are still struggling to rebound from recent ratings that indicated they were on the lower end of the performance scale for the valley.
Schools have the power to merge students of all races and economic backgrounds and provide equal education to all. Inside these educational facilities, young minds are being trained to create scientists, politicians and teachers.
Rebecca A. Johnson was at Robert Taylor Elementary School Aug. 3 preparing for the academic year as a new principal at a Title I school. She has five full-time teacher's positions to fill.
Elaina Bhattacharyya's office plant and her printer sat atop a small stack of moving crates July 31 inside the James E. and Beverly Rogers Student Center, one of two new buildings at Nevada State College.
He learned of a need and decided to make it the focus of his entry into a national science competition. Now, Zane Pasha, 13, has been named the Nevada State Merit Winner in the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.
A Clark County School District teacher's aide who was arrested Saturday on charges of open and gross lewdness exchanged at least four sexual photos with a former middle school student before luring the boy to his apartment, according to Las Vegas police.
Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky, fully aware the school day wouldn't officially end for a few more hours, said he considered it a smooth start to the new year.
Nevada has reached a $1.3 million settlement with a New Hampshire company over a botched student testing program, the attorney general's office announced Monday.
ACLUNV announces sex education essay contest
While the likelihood of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval calling a special legislative session remains an unknown, state Treasurer Dan Schwartz already knows what he will include on a wish list for lawmakers to consider.
With Clark County schools daunted by a severe teacher shortage this year, colleges in Southern Nevada are tackling several new initiatives to funnel more educators into local classrooms.
Bailey Lamonte is ready to start college, something her parents never thought possible.
The State Board of Education soon must recommend Nevada's next education chief following the departure of Superintendent of Public Instruction Dale Erquiaga.
Las Vegas' reputation as a market in demand for computer software programmers and tech workers is getting around, so Eric Dodds figured Las Vegas was fertile ground to launch a new academy to teach software coding.