The Board of Regents appointed Joyce Helens as president for Great Basin College, effective Aug. 1. She was one of three finalists.
The Smith Center’s second annual Heart of Education Awards will honor outstanding Clark County School District teachers.
Nevada fifth-graders would get a free pass to state parks, and the parks themselves would get more dollars for maintenance under two bills unanimously supported Thursday by the Senate Committee on Natural Resources.
Clark County School Board trustees on Thursday pulled controversial proposals from the agenda that would terminate confidential employees at the end of their contracts, a plan that sparked a harsh backlash and highlighted the continuing tensions between Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky and some board members.
School districts hoping to take advantage of the next round of state grants will have to focus proposals on three key areas — including more training for principals on the teacher evaluation system.
Achievement School District charters would have to meet the same prevailing wage standard public schools pay when undertaking major capital projects, according to a proposal laid out in the Nevada Assembly’s education committee Wednesday.
High school students in Nevada will have more access to college credit under a proposal from the governor’s office.
About 60 students marched on the UNLV campus Wednesday at the second annual “No More Shame Slut Walk” to protest rape culture and end victim-blaming.
The Las Vegas Historic Preservation Commission is urging the Clark County School District to save historic Las Vegas High School.
On Saturday, the second annual Heart of Education awards — sponsored by the Smith Center and Rogers Foundation — will honor 20 teachers for commitment to their profession. Hundreds of finalists also are expected to attend the event that begins at 7 p.m. at the Smith Center.