Charges were dropped against two Clark County School District teachers accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student, but they and the district now face a federal civil lawsuit brought by the girl’s family.
Clark County prosecutors slapped former Wengert Elementary School teacher Melvyn Sprowson with four new charges of unlawful use of a minor in production of pornography after authorities found images of a 16-year-old girl on her cell phone.
The only class of felony sex offenders in Nevada not required to register in a national database are school employees and volunteers convicted of having sexual relations with their students who are younger than age 18.
Melvyn Sprowson’s history of alleged student sex abuse in Los Angeles was an open book for any prospective employer, but Clark County school officials chose not to read it, LA’s school chief said Wednesday.
Earth science teacher Megan Krier leaves her classroom once a day to meet with Western High School’s student council in a back room that serves as a graveyard for canceled programs.
A Boulder City teenager is the victim of alleged sex offenses committed by a school teacher in Arizona, several of them in his classroom at the Kingman Academy of Learning High School, according to police.
The Clark County School District is the target of a copyright lawsuit for buying a professional training book in 2009, scanning it and posting it online for anyone to download, according to a federal lawsuit filed in September by the author who discovered the reproduction.
Although drug use among school-age children is down, Clark County School District police are concerned about drug trends emerging on local campuses.
A Utah school teacher is trying to drum up support for a proposal to honor educators who die while protecting students, citing a Nevada teacher’s death in a school shooting this week.
The Sparks Middle School student who killed a teacher and wounded two classmates before turning the gun on himself appeared to be a typical 12-year-old who liked soccer, was good at video games and didn’t have a lot of friends but “didn’t seem to be a loner,” a friend said Friday.