Clark County officials plan to spend $12 million to combat chronic absenteeism and truancy in schools, hoping that increasing classroom attendance will reduce juvenile delinquency.
Since fiscal year 2006, the county’s Department of Air Quality has transferred more than $7.3 million in air quality penalty funds to the Clark County School District.
The Clark County Commission on Thursday signaled a cautious willingness to partner with the Clark County School District on education initiatives that would be funded through a potential quarter-percent sales tax, but stressed the need for accountability, information and easier public access to school grounds.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday signaled that they were unwilling to commit any dollars from a potential quarter-cent sales tax hike to the school district without first meeting with trustees on a plan and accountability.
Only one Clark County commissioner — Tick Segerblom — committed to raising the sales tax to pay for education and other social services under a bill now awaiting Gov. Steve Sisolak’s signature.
UNLV officials presented a dramatically scaled-back plan for their medical education building during Tuesday’s Clark County Commission meeting.
On Saturday, “Mojave Max Watch” begins at the Springs Preserve, according to a release from Clark County.
Though his tempestuous time on the School Board ends Monday, Kevin Child will continue to do battle with the Clark County School District through his ongoing lawsuit.
A proposed elevated expressway near the UNLV campus would cost the school between $11.5 million and $14.5 million in adverse economic impact, according to a study carried out by the university.
Responding to an emergency motion filed by the Review-Journal, District Court Judge Timothy Williams orders the district to comply with last week’s ruling by the Nevada Supreme Court and turn over the records within two days.