Nevada’s underperforming public schools are about to feel the squeeze from state education officials who have long identified the chronic strugglers but have done little more than watch them.
Del Sol High School teacher Tina Miller gives students a lift other math hurdles, named October Educator of the Month.
It took a competitive selection process, hundreds of hours of rehearsal and about $700,000, but the Foothill High School band made it to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York to perform before a national audience.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
While details are emerging about what kinds of federal benefits might be available to immigrants covered by President Barack Obama’s recent executive order, the rules surrounding state benefits in Nevada remain murky.
Las Vegas Downtown Achieves, a city-funded education organization aimed at helping schoolchildren in the downtown core, has hired its first executive administrator.
A couple of West Point cadets at home in Las Vegas say their vision for giving thanks on Thanksgiving Day is focused on being with their families and getting a chance to spread the word to high school students about opportunities at the prestigious military academy.
An autism teacher who suffers from cerebral palsy has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Clark County School District.
High-ranking Clark County schools official Bramby Tollen has repaid the district for claiming paid medical leave last summer while she was actually working for a school district in Washington state.
Outgoing state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto was named executive vice chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education.