Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a statement on Aug. 13 after Nevada’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1,000.
While a majority of CCSD schools are weeks away from reopening their doors, some private schools across the Las Vegas Valley are back in business. Almost five months after schools statewide shut down due to COVID-19, students returned for in-person class on Monday, with some changes. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
A new COVID-19 testing site opening inside UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday, Aug. 11. The testing operation is moving indoors from the UNLV Tropicana parking garage. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents followed the unanimous recommendation of a search committee and hired Keith Whitfield from among four finalists on Thursday, July 23. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The special meeting next week is to evaluate the “character, misconduct or competence” of Clark County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara and possibly vote on whether to terminate his contract. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
As local school districts finalize their plans to reopen this fall, distance learning seems to be the way to go. But Nevada Rise Academy is going the extra mile by adding child care assistance for working parents. (Renee Summeerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The CCSD Board of Trustees voted unanimously on July 21 to approve a full-time return to distance learning. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske said the state plans to return to a traditional, in-person election format for the Nov. 3 general election. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System delayed in reporting the incident to local police, a newly released federal investigation found. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Nevada families dissatisfied with the school options available to them this fall are turning instead to microschool options due to Covid-19.