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Judge hears testimony, delays sentencing former CCSD official

A judge heard testimony Tuesday but did not decide on the punishment for a former Clark County School District official who admitted stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the district.

Calif. Gov. Brown signs bill doing away with most vaccine exemptions

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a bill eliminating the state’s personal beliefs exemption for school vaccine requirements — legislation that was prompted by a measles outbreak at Disneyland linked to low vaccination rates.

Arbor View principal’s legacy continues in school, scholarships

It has been two years since the death of former Arbor View High School principal Patrick Hayden, but co-workers, friends and family members still cannot speak about him without shedding a few tears.

Quashed report elicits call for higher education accountability

Nevada legislators and education watchdogs expressed alarm over news higher education officials buried a report amid fear it would reflect poorly on the system. The matter, they said, obstructs what many have long wanted: A higher education system with more accountability.

State issues guidelines for private school scholarships

The Nevada Department of Education avoided angering the private school community on Monday when it issued temporary regulations to establish a new scholarship program for students to attend private schools.

Clark County School District says no to pay raises

The approximately 40,000 employees who work for the Clark County School District will receive no pay raises in the upcoming school year as the district attempts to fill a $67 million budget deficit.

Clark County School District teacher hiring campaign hits overdrive

The Clark County School District’s human resources team is spending June scouring the nation’s colleges and launching other efforts to fill 2,600 teaching positions opening between February and the start of the school year.

Nevada higher ed officials quashed report critical of their management

Challenged to improve quality at state-run community colleges, officials of the Nevada System of Higher Education hired a consultant to recommend changes — then killed a report saying their system is a problem.

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