Lawyers involved in the remaining court challenge to Nevada’s controversial school choice law have a little more than six weeks to prepare for oral arguments before the state Supreme Court.
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Spring Valley High School’s newspaper took top honors at the 40th annual Clark County student journalism awards Friday at the Suncoast. During its first year in print, the Grizzly Growler received seven awards and an honorable mention.
At least one Las Vegas driver’s ed teacher isn’t so sure about the ranking by CarInsurance.com.
The university’s inaugural graduation ceremony Saturday recognized 200 students who completed bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business, K-12 teacher education, information technology and health professions at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa.
Only one Clark County School District student was named among this year’s U.S. Presidential Scholars, a group of 161 students selected from across the nation.
Nevada’s higher education board will soon consider choosing a temporary replacement for former Chancellor Dan Klaich.
Lawyers involved in the remaining court challenge to Nevada’s school choice law asked the Nevada Supreme Court on Friday to schedule expedited oral arguments so the case can be decided before the next school year.
The Rogers Foundation, a Las Vegas-based nonprofit organization, awarded $300,000 in grants to four local organizations to promote the arts and education in partnership with the Clark County School District.
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development board on Thursday approved spending up to $500,000 for equipment that will help train high school and College of Southern Nevada students in manufacturing technology.
A Las Vegas judge on Wednesday upheld the constitutionality of Nevada’s controversial new school choice program that would allow parents to spend taxpayer money to pay for private school tuition.
Juniors and seniors from four area high schools attended a Student Leadership Symposium April 22 at Nevada State College, 1125 Nevada State Drive. It’s a fair bet that none of them expected to hear what motivational speaker Roy Juarez Jr. had to say.
The games students at Martin Middle School play don’t involve rapid hand-eye coordination, smartphones or exploding zombies. The Chess Club at the school is only in its second year, but it is already making a name for itself in the state.
Whether it’s participating in the school play or partaking in the senior prank, Shadow Ridge High School principal Travis Warnick knows the importance of engaging with his students. To celebrate his lively ways, the 45-year-old was nominated and selected as a finalist for Varsity Brands’ 2016 School Spirit Awards Principal of Principle award, which highlights the connection between school spirit, involvement, achievement and self-confidence.
In this restaurant, the chefs are also high school students, and the kitchen is a classroom. Silverado is part of the nationwide ProStart program, which unites students interested in culinary arts with people in the food service industry.
Crimebusters! took place at the Veterans Tribute Career Techincal Academy, 2531 Vegas Drive, on May 2 and showed kids and their parents how to not only extract DNA from a strawberry but how facial reconstruction is used to help identify victims from skeletal remains, how to dust for fingerprints, how to use a microscope and several other ways science helps investigators solve crimes.
Central administration cuts, overhauling teacher training and increasing student class sizes helped balance the budget, which is about a $7 million increase in spending from 2015-16.
Plans to turn around Southern Nevada’s teacher shortage are in the hands of state lawmakers. A nonprofit group of almost 60 education, business and government leaders on Tuesday unveiled recommendations they came up with during five months of brainstorming sessions on how to improve schools.
A former Rancho High School teacher was sentenced Tuesday to between six and 15 years in prison after he was convicted in March of kidnapping and sexual conduct with a student.
UNLV’s budding medical school is closer to getting a home in the Las Vegas Valley’s medical district.
Southern Nevada’s higher education institutions awarded a growing number of degrees this month, prolonging a yearslong surge at all three schools.
Recently released reports from the University of Nevada School of Medicine say Nevada has remained near the bottom of many health care rankings partly because of population growth.
More than 2,700 students officially became UNLV graduates Saturday.
The Clark County School District cautiously reserved comment on a new directive the Obama administration issued Friday requiring all public schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity.
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