Business owner Chris Shank is planning to run for the Clark County School District Board, targeting the northeast-area District B seat currently held by Trustee Chris Garvey.
The Las Vegas Raiders have pledged $500,000 toward eliminating meal debt in Nevada schools, which accrues when families who do not qualify for free or reduced-priced breakfasts and lunches cannot pay for their food.
Two candidates have stepped forward to run for the Clark County School Board District C seat, while a challenger to board President Lola Brooks has emerged in Summerlin.
The resolution sponsored by Rep. Susie Lee, D-Nevada, appears unlikely to pass the Senate and faces a potential veto by President Donald Trump if it does.
Several Democratic presidential candidates pledged to support tribal sovereignty for Native American communities at a forum Wednesday at UNLV.
The Clark County teachers union unveiled a second voter initiative Wednesday afternoon that would hike a portion of the state’s sales tax, raising more than $1 billion for education in Nevada.
The Clark County Education Association, the union for teachers in the Clark County School District, endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president on Tuesday.
An initiative to raise the top tier of the Nevada gaming tax, sponsored by the Clark County Education Association, would raise an estimated $315 million per year.
Amanda Kennedy served two years in the district communications role, resigning in 2013 shortly after the appointment of Pat Skorkowsky as superintendent.
A new elementary school in the southwest Las Vegas Valley will be named for late state assemblyman and longtime education advocate Tyrone Thompson.