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Nevada Board of Regents leaders indicated Wednesday that they won’t be looking into allegations that the Nevada System of Higher Education plagiarized a think tank’s report.
Brookings Mountain West issued a statement late Tuesday expressing its desire to move past a plagiarism dispute with the Nevada System of Higher Education and Chancellor Dan Klaich.
The historic Westside Grammar School — Las Vegas’ first public school that was the first attended by Native American students from the Paiute Indian Colony and the first to welcome African-American students into its classrooms in the 1940s — is getting a renovation and redevelopment boost.
In the aftermath of allegations that the agency charged with overseeing higher education in Nevada plagiarized parts of a think tank’s report, one question is pervasive. What happens next?
Eating fast food may lead to lower student test scores in math, science and reading, a recent study of U.S. school children said.
They see each kid for just a minute or two a day, but standing on the same corners, month after month and year after year, crossing guards become a part of children’s lives. When Henderson schools reopen in the new year, some guards won’t be on these corners.
Lisa Hinricksen always wanted to be a teacher. And not just any teacher. She’s been at it for 25 years in Las Vegas, with retirement five years away and closing in. Four of her students are now art teachers in the Clark County School District like her.
The allegations of plagiarism and intellectual property theft have raised questions about whether the chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education understands basic principles of academia.
Nevada’s Teacher of the Year is Spring Valley High School’s Ian Salzman, who’s been teaching English at the Las Vegas school for eight-and-a-half years.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Christmas arrived at Antonello Elementary School on Thursday in the back of a bright red 1950s-vintage fire engine, under the watchful eye of a stuffed Dalmatian riding shotgun.
Two central valley elementary schools are on lock down while Las Vegas police search for a someone they would only describe as a “suspect.”
Call it a tale of two cases of plagiarism within Nevada’s higher education system. And two is too many.
Sixty-one schools have been put on alert for a potential switch to year-round classes in 2015-16 because of crowding, according to Clark County School District officials.
A Clark County School District bus crashed into a brick wall near Jones Boulevard and Washington Avenue on Wednesday. Nobody was hurt.
A lot of plans and not enough money. That was the message running throughout Tuesday’s conversation for improving Nevada’s public schools, as stated by some of Nevada’s leading education officials and a reform-minded state lawmaker.
The Nevada Board of Regents approved a $215,000 annual salary Tuesday for its new executive vice chancellor, outgoing state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.
In the wake of plagiarism allegations against the Nevada System of Higher Education, the chancellor is rolling out an explanation.
At Cimarron-Memorial High School, $50,000 is the magic number. Not only did the school’s robotics team recently receive a new tooling machine worth that amount, its information technology program also received computing equipment worth $50,000.
The day before the first anniversary of Hailee Lamberth’s suicide, the family of the 13-year-old who is suing the Clark County School District over the bullying she experienced was shocked by a court filing that equated Hailee’s act with “murder.”
The statistics are staggering: Nevada ranks last in education funding, and the state’s graduation rate – 63 percent – ranked 48th, nationally. To combat numbers such as these, a grass-roots parent advocacy group, HOPE (Honoring Our Public Education), has sprung up in Southern Nevada in the past couple years.
Charles Cushinery isn’t just one of 10 finalists nationwide for the GRAMMY Music Educator Award. The Clark High School orchestra teacher and music department coordinator is a finalist for the second time.