As the leader of the Arab Music Ensemble, Dr. Bishr Hijazi hopes to reverse misconceptions about Middle Eastern Culture and connect people across the world through the trio’s alluring, curious music.
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Nevada Supreme Court justices will hear oral arguments for two separate challenges to the state’s education savings accounts on the same day next month in Las Vegas.
Misconduct allegations against an internal Clark County School District police investigator are complicating a criminal case he helped the FBI put together.
You might not be smarter than these three fifth-graders in Henderson. At 11, they’re giving directions to rocket scientists about testing soybeans at the International Space Station.
Five current and former Clark County School District police officers asked the district attorney’s office Thursday to investigate allegations of wrongdoing against an internal affairs investigator.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada objected Thursday to a rapid-pace briefing schedule proposed by the state in its appeal over the state’s school choice law.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the practice of considering race in college admissions, rejecting a white woman’s challenge to a University of Texas affirmative action program.
Spread the Word Nevada is trying to collect enough books so students from at-risk elementary schools will have a new one every month. Last year, it collected more than 425,000 books to give to schools across Clark County. Currently, it has about 375,000 books stored and ready for the upcoming school year.
Bo Bernhard, executive director of UNLV’s International Gaming Institute, has been named the Philip G. Satre Chair in Gaming Studies at both UNLV and the University of Nevada, Reno.
The Clark County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a plan giving UNLV a 9-acre site on Shadow Lane, where it plans to build its new medical school.
Entering college can often be daunting for a first-generation college student. Seeing those challenges, Nevada State College created the Nepantla Program, which is designed to help first-generation and underrepresented students transition from high school to college.
Nevada no longer ranks dead last for its lackluster education system. Now, it’s only second-to-last, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count report.
The College of Southern Nevada has decided to grow its athletic program, expanding from two teams to five in the past year.
The release of a secretly recorded conversation between two Clark County School District police officers highlights the dysfunction that compelled the FBI to investigate allegations of department corruption.
History professor Eugene Moehring presented an in-depth history of Southern Nevada this past Thursday at the College of Southern Nevada, Henderson Campus, for the fifth “Henderson Speaks” event.
The ACLU of Nevada filed notice challenging Clark County District Court Judge Eric Johnson’s ruling last month that Senate Bill 302 does not violate a constitutional ban against the use of taxpayer money for religious purposes.
A budding Southern Nevada medical school was dealt a blow Thursday as it learned a committee declined to grant the school’s request for preliminary accreditation, likely delaying the college’s opening.
With six months left to decide how Clark County School District should be reorganized, state lawmakers were reminded Thursday of the massive undertaking they clearly face.
Politicians often speak of taking campaigns to the grassroots level, but Dr. Jacob Thompson and his UNLV students are digging even deeper, planting the seeds of election education across the Clark County School District.
More than 100 low-income students will be able to participate in special summer learning programs thanks to a grant secured by the Friends of the North Las Vegas Library District.
As of May 25, Rebekah Solorzano, 18, completed her senior year at Chaparral High School. That same day, Solorzano was named grand prize winner of the Every Kid in a Park art contest sponsored by the Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Forever Resorts, the National Park Service concessionaire donating the prizes. Solorzano will have her artwork featured on a collectible sticker in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area gift store.
It’s all in how you play the game. Those words may ring true for gamblers on the Strip, but they also applied to economic students at The Meadows School. Students in Dr. Miguel Enriquez’s Introduction to Economics class learned about the stock market with the My Market Watch game, an online trading simulation that gives each player a set amount to invest.
Where there were once rainbows, there are now murals depicting activities at the school. Leavitt Middle School, 4701 Quadrel St., recently held a contest, asking students what artwork they’d like to see on the walls. The murals are now nearing completion.
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