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Ex-CSN President Richard Moore dies at age 82

Richard Moore’s zeal for helping people went far beyond his career as a teacher and college president. It even spread to the checkout line at the grocery store.

Final OK given to Nevada school choice regulations

A legislative subcommittee gave final approval Wednesday to regulations implementing Nevada’s new school choice law that allows parents to use state funding to send their children to private schools.

Education savings account expansion to be explored

The state’s top education and political leaders soon will start exploring ways to expand Nevada’s new education savings accounts, which many already consider to be the most aggressive school choice program in the country.

Clark County teachers union members ratify proposed 2-year contract

The Clark County School District, with the support of its teachers union, soon may overhaul its salary schedule to recruit new educators to Las Vegas while encouraging more teachers to work in at-risk schools.

Le Cordon Bleu culinary schools to close

The parent company of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in America has announced that it plans to phase out operations, and Jan. 4 will be the last day students can enroll.

UNLV president plans to revive Barrick Lecture Series

Based on how the late Marjorie Barrick’s wishes to keep the Barrick Lecture Series going strong after her death and how the lectures have been allowed to languish, I’m not sure I’d give the UNLV Foundation millions. Presuming I had millions.

2,000 winter graduates take the stage at UNLV

When Kiran Mathew received her UNLV diploma Tuesday, the newly minted college graduate already had a resume stuffed with professional achievements.

Las Vegas trade school gives grads an edge on wedding planning

A lavish new wedding exhibit greets guests at The International School of Hospitality in southeast Las Vegas, where crystals, roses and silk linens adorn a set of party-ready tables just past the main lobby.

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