As of Wednesday morning, five students and one instructor with the College of Southern Nevada had reported positive cases of COVID-19, according to the school’s website.
The Clark County School District apparently is out of compliance with a Nevada Department of Education directive to track contacts with students to maintain at-home learning.
Nevada’s public universities and colleges are easing grading and financial requirements because of systemwide school closures over COVID-19.
The College of Southern Nevada has reported two more cases of COVID-19 among its students, bringing the total to four in the three-campus system.
Dozens of schools throughout the Clark County School District have food distribution sites open from 9 a.m. to noon starting Monday.
A member of the Clark County School District Police Department who was working at the site has not tested positive for COVID-19, but the site will be closed for deep cleaning “out of an abundance of caution.”
A Las Vegas congregation is asking Nevadans for submissions to a Book of Life for the regent after his death Friday.
UNLV Medicine could run out of coronavirus test kits after Tuesday due to a national shortage. It has been offering curbside testing since March 24.
Sam Lieberman, a Nevada university regent and former chairman of the state Democratic Party, died on Friday at age 58.
Classes at Nevada’s public colleges and universities will remain virtual through the summer term, according to Thom Reilly, chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education.
UNLV students are struggling to manage money in an era of online-only classes and layoffs wrought by the coronavirus epidemic.
The Clark County School District has decided not to send its maintenance and custodial employees back to work at school sites after workers expressed concerns that they’ll be exposed to the novel coronavirus without adequate protection.
Superintendent Jesus Jara said the district and principals are working to find a way for seniors to graduate but added, “I don’t know what it’s going to look like.”
A second College of Southern Nevada student has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a notice posted on the college’s website Thursday.