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Education Notebook

Lummis Elementary leads the pack in Battle of the Books

Las Vegas elementary school students put their literary knowledge to the test, participating in a quiz competition on eight books on May 20 at Fertitta Middle School.

Education Notebook

Education Notebook

Education Notebook

Spread the Word Nevada celebrates 10 years of increasing literacy among Las Vegas students

Spread the Word Nevada recently adopted its 24th school, Cortez Elementary School, 4245 E. Tonopah Ave. Laurie Hartig, a former librarian for 13 years at McCaw Elementary School in Henderson and an elementary teacher before that, started the nonprofit book distribution program in February 2001.

Schools helping students become bilingual, biliterate

Harmon Elementary School is one of the Clark County School District’s eight dual-language schools, designed to help students become bilingual and biliterate, able to speak, read and write in both English and Spanish.

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