Armando Christian Perez, the pop star known globally as Pitbull, attended the groundbreaking ceremony in Henderson Friday morning for SLAM! Academy, the local expansion of Sports Leadership & Management, the Miami-based charter school he helped launch.
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A collection of biological codes sits in a library at UNLV. Much of the focus is learning how the codes can help cells fight off HIV. Researchers hope this work can be used to develop drugs much faster.
With the new school year just around the corner, parents often are faced with a daunting list of things to do to help their children get ready to go back to the classroom.
For the past decade, education officials in Nevada have eyed with envy the sprawling data systems other states have built to empower teachers, researchers and parents with unprecedented access to information about their students.
Despite the promise of $5,000 signing bonuses, the Clark County School District expects to start the school year next month with at least 700 teacher vacancies.
A college student blew through her $90,000 college fund in just three years, and she says her parents are to blame.
How does $27 million become $8.3 million and then revert to $27 million? Penn & Teller?
A panel of community leaders this week approved a proposal to rename the three campuses of the College of Southern Nevada, energizing a yearslong campaign by North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee to attach his city's name to the school.
The Nevada System of Higher Education has hired an outside consultant at up to $595 an hour to spend weeks investigating whether Chancellor Dan Klaich mishandled an outside consultants' report.
They were built before the Environmental Protection Agency existed. Now UNLV is poised to regain four buildings it leased to the EPA and predecessors for nearly 50 years.
Nevada ranked dead last among the 50 states for the educational opportunities that it provides to public school students, according to a new report tracking how children have fared in the post-recession years.
A gambling addiction may have driven a former Green Valley High School banker to embezzle nearly $150,000 in student-generated funds from the Henderson campus.
As the state looks to improve education as a way to create new industry and jobs, some academics and lawmakers are asking a difficult question: Is Dan Klaich the right person to lead the state‘s higher education system?
Las Vegas resident Dulce Inzunza has always dreamed of sending her daughter to private school.
Parents with students currently attending private school and who teach their children at home voiced their opposition Friday to proposed regulations that require enrollment in a public school for 100 days before they can access Nevada‘s upcoming education savings accounts.
Nevada‘s new Education Savings Account program, made possible through the passage of legislation authored by Sen. Scott Hammond, is the nation‘s most sweeping and promising school choice opportunity. Any student who has spent 100 days in public school will be eligible to receive between $5,100 and $5,700 per year — which his or her parent may then use to fund private school tuition, home-based education, tutoring and a number of other school-related expenses.
A majority of the Clark County School Board marginalized one of its longest-serving members late Thursday with a vote to kill any discussion about its sex education policy until fall.
More than 100 teachers in brightly colored superhero capes rallied outside the Greer Education Center on Thursday demanding the Clark County School Board "live up to their promise" and renegotiate their contracts.
Two Nevada lawmakers are among sponsors of a new bill to expand federal grants for states and schools to provide training in spotting and reporting child sex abuse.
The U.S. Department of Education plans to award $800,000 in grants to boost student services at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and at the College of Southern Nevada.
A Las Vegas judge on Tuesday sentenced a former director of Nevada‘s League of United Latin American Citizens to five years of probation for his part in a scheme to steal thousands of dollars from the Clark County School District.
Business Benefits Inc., which negotiated employee benefits between the district and its health provider, late Thursday accepted settlement to a lawsuit filed in May 2014 over claims that its contract was cut short.
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