Teachers' contract

Some good news for taxpayers, parents and students: Last week an arbitrator sided with the Clark County School District over the local teachers union in their contract dispute, a decision that will allow the district to restore some teaching positions lost in last year’s arbitration debacle.

'Belly up in 60 to 90 days'

The union that represents Clark County School District teachers has been merciless in panning the management skills and salaries of the system's administrators. What's that expression about people in glass houses and stones? Last week, Clark County...

Teaching kids to throw away food

School meals have become a $3 billion industry in this country, funded by federal tax moneys funneled through the Department of Agriculture. That industry has more than doubled since 2000, when Washington reimbursed local schools $1.39 billion. And...