The Clark County School District is facing another public records lawsuit over its refusal to release emails sought as part of an investigation into a teacher’s allegation that she was improperly fired after reporting possible testing irregularities.
The governor’s office of Science, Innovation and Technology has poured resources into the state’s colleges over the past few years to boost the relationship between industry and STEM education opportunities.
The newcomers will be tasked, along with the remainder of the board, on measuring the progress of the state’s seven public colleges against five strategic goals adopted earlier this year. They include raising graduation rates, increasing access to higher education for Nevadans, and closing the achievement gap.
The Nevada attorney general’s office rules that the board violated the state Open Meeting Law by cutting off “neutral” speakers during a meeting on the controversial policy aimed at addressing issues faced by transgender students.
In the wake of a Thursday melee that saw dozens of students and staff pepper-sprayed, students say fights are common at Western High School and are often sparked by racial tensions between groups of black, Hispanic and white students.
The Clark County School District joined four other Nevada school districts Thursday in a fight for more education funding in the Silver State.
At least four Las Vegas Valley schools that appealed to parents and donors to help them avoid a new round of staff cuts have raised enough money to save teaching jobs.
About 45 to 50 people were pepper sprayed Thursday when school police used the agent to break up a large racially motivated fight at a central Las Vegas Valley high school. Four students were arrested, police said.
Solis is one of 10 fellows — or “Top Gun” future educators — a program created to recruit the most promising future educators from around the country to teach Nevada students.