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Clark County Teachers Union Plans To Announce Strike – Video
 
Clark County Teachers Union Plans To Announce Strike – Video

The Clark County Teacher’s Union plans on announcing a strike if its demands are not met in contract talks with the Clark County School District. The Clark County Education Association, which has threatened to strike for months, has given the district until Thursday to propose an acceptable contract for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years.

Administrator union chief calls for Jara to resign or be fired – VIDEO
 
Administrator union chief calls for Jara to resign or be fired – VIDEO

Superintendent Jesus Jara should resign or be fired. That’s the belief of Stephen Augspurger, the executive director of the Clark County Association of School Administrators and Profession-technical Employees. Augspurger said Jara has lost the confidence of the district’s principals by not seeking their input on a number of issues, including firing all the deans in the district.

Despite additional funding school district still faces $17 million deficit
 
Despite additional funding school district still faces $17 million deficit

The Clark County School District revealed for the first time Tuesday that it is facing a budget deficit of between $17 million and $18 million next year despite winning additional funding in the just concluded legislative session. That means the possibility of a teachers strike in the fall remains on the table.

CCSD Covering Up Conduct From Top Officials
 
CCSD Covering Up Conduct From Top Officials

CCSD announced in May that it would hire attorney Robert Freeman to conduct an independent investigation into the hiring of Jason Wright. Wright is the husband of school board president Deanna Wright. He stands accused of physically assaulting children and the district has admitted that former superintendent personally intervened to help him get a job. Six months later, you’re paying Freeman’s bills but can’t see his findings.

Las Vegas morning update for Friday, September 29th
 
Las Vegas morning update for Friday, September 29th

Friday’s Headlines: CCSD saves jobs with less cuts, Nevada marijuana sales soar during first month, Las Vegas police investigating machete fight and shooting

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