U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday that students with an F-1 academic visa or M-1 vocational visa can’t take online-only classes during the fall semester.
Gov. Steve Sisolak said Friday that he would “take swift and decisive actions” against those that don’t comply.
Preliminary numbers from the Clark County coroner’s office show suicides declined in March and April, despite all the pain inflicted on the community by the new coronavirus.
Dispatches from inside some Southern Nevada long-term care facilities hardest hit by the disease reveal culture of secrecy amid the pandemic.
COVID-19 cases and deaths have spiked sharply in nursing homes and assisted living centers, and now account for more than 16 percent of the state’s fatalities from the disease.
Nevada officials have stated they need more COVID-19 test kits. Four times they have asked federal officials for help only to be told there is a “indefinite backlog.”
In Clark County, no one would say whether the child of a man who tested positive for the virus was a public or charter school student. In Northern Nevada, things were different.
Last week, advocates held a live Q&A with the Clark County School District budget chief and challenged legislators at a public meeting to step up to the plate. Other behind-the-scenes organizing efforts also are quietly building momentum.
Under a proposal that will be the subject of a public meeting on Tuesday, Clark County would open almost 39,000 acres of federal land for development and allow the Las Vegas metropolitan area to spill beyond its current boundaries.
Nevada’s largest school district — the fifth biggest in the nation — could become the first major public entity to leave NV Energy under a proposal headed to school board trustees this week.