The year before Clark County schools faced the first of two successive multimillion-dollar deficits, the Clark County School District missed out on $11.6 million in additional revenue because of tax abatements given to companies.
The proposal to raise the required grade point average for incoming students from 2.5 to 3.0 is aimed at curbing the rapid growth the Henderson college has experienced over the past two years.
Nevada’s only law school celebrated its anniversary with a Saturday night gala at the Bellagio featuring former Vice President Joe Biden.
Nevada Treasurer-elect Zach Conine is already at work on initiatives for the state office.
Over the last two years, the eight institutions under the purview of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) have spent almost $9 million buying out 107 administrative faculty members.
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.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to investigate.
Changing the way Nevada funds its schools remains the top priority for the Clark County School District in the upcoming legislative session, part of a platform that trustees adopted on Thursday.
In early returns, business owner Amy Carvalho and former planning commissioner Laura Perkins were leading their opponents in the two competitive races to join the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents next year.
Political newcomer Irene Cepeda will join the Clark County School Board next year after an easy victory Tuesday night over embattled Clark County School District Trustee Kevin Child.