The lack of “teacher equity” in education systems across the country — including the Clark County School District — is by design. School districts and teacher unions have long embraced contracts and policies that ensure a steady flow of exceptional, experienced teachers to stable, higher-achieveing, higher-income, less-violent campuses where parents are more involved. Meanwhile, lower-achieving, lower-income, more-violent schools with higher minority enrollment and less parental involvement serve as training grounds for the newly hired — and the last stops for poor teachers who should be fired.
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Josh Reichard came prepared. Not only did Reichard arrive Wednesday at the Rio Convention Center for Day 2C of the World Series of Poker Main Event wearing a Paul Pierce No. 34 Boston Celtics jersey, he had a Sharpie stashed in his pocket, too.
Find things to do across the Summerlin area.
Now that the final match is set, that it has been decided Germany will play Argentina for the championship of the World Cup on Sunday, that Brazil as a host nation will mourn its national team’s disastrous semifinal loss for years to come, it’s important to separate fact from fiction with American soccer.
The Reno Aces had 18 hits in their 15-4 victory over Las Vegas. Reno took control with 11 runs in the second and third innings.
The attorney for a Las Vegas defense lawyer under investigation in connection with allegations of helping a client flee the country said Wednesday that police are on the wrong track.
The sweet sounds of quartets and choruses filled the MGM Grand Garden arena last week.
Are you lonesome tonight? If so, get your Elvis-lovin’ self over to Westgate Las Vegas, formerly the LVH, formerly the Las Vegas Hilton, formerly The International, where The King held court during the 1970s.
It’s a stifling 111 degrees outside on a Wednesday afternoon, but the children act like they aren’t bothered by it.