James Hensley has filed a lawsuit that accuses the Clark County School District and employees at Desert Oasis High School of covering up a January 2014 attack on his 15-year-old son to avoid scrutiny from central administrators.
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With the next generation of voters not far away from casting their ballots for the first time, the nonprofit Kids Voting Southern Nevada is making sure they are prepared to do so when the time comes. Focused on working with schools to teach students about the election process and the importance of voting, it partnered with the Clark County School District April 19 to host the KidsVention at the Henderson Pavilion.
Molasky Junior High math teacher Nicole Wilfinger kept a journal of her relationship history with former student, according to her arrest report.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck said he hopes to see hearings and possibly action before year’s end on a bill that would change career and technical education funding.
For the first time in aviation history, a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft has successfully tested a cloud-seeding payload during an experimental flight in Nevada.
Construction will begin soon for a dormitory-style housing project near UNLV’s north side, driving the school’s yearslong push to lure more students to live near campus.
An oceanographer will soon take the helm at Nevada’s Desert Research Institute, quelling long-simmering fears that the organization might be taken over by the state’s universities.
In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week, local businesses are recognizing teachers’ hard work by offering special deals and discounts. Check out the list below to see what promotions are available throughout the week.
Each weekday morning Boyd Graham rises at 4:30 a.m., leaving the Duckwater Shoshone reservation in the vast Railroad Valley to embark on a 150-mile round-trip journey.
Students in Clark County’s poorest neighborhoods made mostly positive gains in English and math after state lawmakers last year approved the injection of nearly $21 million to boost achievement.
Leaders at the two major universities in Nevada don’t seem to agree on how to dish out punishment equally and consistently among cheating students.
Clark County School District police arrested a middle school teacher on Friday. A district spokeswoman confirmed the arrest of Nicole Wilfinger, who chairs the math department at Molasky Junior High School.
Students learned some basics about first aid on Friday during a presentation by Community Ambulance paramedic Melanie Bangle at Taylor Elementary School in Henderson.
The Clark County School District, facing more than 2,000 open teaching positions, hopes to attract military veterans and their spouses to the classroom.
Celebrity chef Mario Batali — sporting a pair of his signature orange Crocs — was joined by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Congresswoman Dina Titus, and Amanda Hirsh, executive director of Books for Kids, at the March 29 opening of the new Books for Kids/Mario Batali Foundation Library at the Acelero Spring Valley Learning Center, 2845 Mohawk St.
The people behind Maverick Aviation Group, a local helicopter company, believe they have met the future of the industry — students from Rancho High School’s aviation maintenance class. On a cold, wet April morning, the company gave nearly 20 students an inside look at what career path they could take.
Entering a surprise luncheon hosted by Station Casinos April 12, 300 at-risk Las Vegas Valley elementary students had no clue what was in store for them: their very own computer.
The state’s higher education board will soon consider picking an oceanographer to temporarily lead Nevada’s Desert Research Institute.
A coalition of about 40 religious and social service organizations said Wednesday that the Clark County School District needs to fix its teacher shortage problem and needs to fix it now.
Nevada college students have a chance to work with Faraday Future this summer, well before the burgeoning electric car company opens a $1 billion, 3-million-square-foot factory in North Las Vegas.
Two Democratic legislators announced plans Monday to introduce bills that would overhaul the Nevada System of Higher Education in light of emails that show the system worked to undermine the Legislature’s effort to fix higher education funding in the state.
More than 270 girls from 25 schools competed Sunday in the Orange County Math Circle held at the Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas.
Instead of receiving a rejection letter, Nevadans denied admission to UNLV will be asked to attend community college for a second chance to become a Rebel.
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