A measure requiring school districts to do more thorough background checks on applicants was approved Friday by the Assembly Ways and Means Committee.
Nevada’s education savings account program sits in limbo as Democrats and Republicans attempt to find middle ground on funding with days remaining in the 2017 legislative session.
On Saturday, Sarah Hansen, a 17-year-old Henderson student, will pitch a business in front of judges and more than 100 high school students from across the country.
The Washoe County School District has changed a longstanding policy of not allowing students to wear feathers with their graduation caps. The right to wear eagle feathers is guaranteed under the American Indian Religious Freedom Act.
The School Board’s move creates a locally controlled alternative to the state Department of Education’s own agreements that gave those schools an exemption from joining the controversial Achievement School District.
Las Vegas police are investigating after a 17-year-old Laughlin High School student was found dead near Harrah’s Laughlin hotel-casino Tuesday evening after walking out of an exam that morning.
The Nevada Senate approved a proposal Thursday to take the Board of Regents out of the state constitution and put the board’s legal authority in state law and under the direction of the Legislature.
Nevada Connections Academy was put on notice in September that the Nevada State Public Charter School Authority would consider closing it because of poor graduation rates.
An emergency bill in the works with under two weeks remaining in the Nevada legislative session would ensure raises for school district employees who complete professional growth plans.
The Nevada Assembly unanimously passed a bill that expands the mandatory reporting and background check requirements for public school employees.