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High school students rally on Strip for education funding

More than 300 high school students from across the Las Vegas Valley circled a statue of the Roman emperor Caesar on Friday to protest funding cuts to public education.

Nevada Moves Day puts emphasis on exercise

Pushing a scooter, pedaling a bike and walking helps children get their recommended 60 minutes of physical activity, educators said. For Nevada Moves Day on Wednesday, Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen and Clark County School Board Trustee Deanna Wright accompanied school children on a one-mile hike to the school from the Multi-generational Center near Green Valley and Paseo Verde parkways.

Education cut is one for books

With an expected funding shortfall of more than $400 million next year, Clark County School District trustees and administrators have turned to books to balance their books.

Henderson students send up weather balloon for class project

Explore Knowledge Academy students sent a weather balloon nearly 100,000 feet into the stratosphere for an AP Physics class project. A camera attached to it captured images of the Las Vegas Valley, Lake Mead and the Grand Canyon before crashing on an Arizona Indian reservation.

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