Every fourth-grader in America is eligible for free entry to all federally managed parks, but so far most valley kids have taken a pass on the almost 3-month-old program.
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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.
A legislative interim finance committee on Wednesday approved a $116,000 loan for the state treasurer's office to build and maintain an online enrollment system for Nevada's new education savings accounts.
It's strictly at the brainstorming stage, but University of Nevada, Las Vegas consultants have floated the idea of extending the Las Vegas Monorail to a 42-acre site at Koval Lane and Tropicana Avenue to serve a potential UNLV football stadium and then extend the monorail to the Thomas & Mack Center and the rest of the UNLV campus.
Fewer people are signing up for Teach For America, the nonprofit that aims to plug holes in education by placing teachers in low-income communities.
Richman Mahlangu doesn't want low-income and at-risk students in the valley to face the hardships he did as a child in South Africa under Apartheid, so he's starting a nonprofit foundation in his name to assist them in their education.
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.