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Ceremony honors 2,600 adult graduates

Desert Rose Adult High School and Career Center held a formal ceremony for the 2,600 adult education students who graduated during the past school year. The graduates included an 89-year-old man who said he once wrote jokes for comedian Bob Hope, a homeless teen and a Spanish-speaking homemaker who was embarrassed at having her children translate for her.

End of year-round school presents challenges for parents

With more than 60,000 kids who used to be on a 12-month school schedule now out of class during the summer months for the first time, parents may be wondering what options they have. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas and Henderson offer an inexpensive program to help keep kids occupied.

Schools plan to restore elective courses

From the graveyard of anticipated budget cuts, electives are springing back to life for the Clark County School District. Bonanza High School is looking to restore photography, painting, Spanish and, mon dieu, French.

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