Every year, Dan Dykes’ son advanced another grade closer to high school graduation.
Clark High School hosted a Hawaiian-themed dance for students with disabilities Feb. 17. For many of the special education students, it was their first dance and a chance to interact as their typical education peers do.
Stephen Nasser was 13 when the Nazis broke into his home and forced him and his family on a train to Auschwitz. He and four other Holocaust survivors told their stories to middle and high school students and their teachers Feb. 15 as part of the Holocaust Education Conference at the Northwest Career and Technical Academy.
Patrick Spargur and Don Purdue are learning to run a nonprofit organization on the fly. Less than three months after starting Project 150 LV, they have helped feed and clothe hundreds of kids at nearly 20 high schools throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
A few years ago, this guy, Travis Williams, graduated from Florida State University and went to work. It’s a similar story for his buddy, Brian Harge, except he went to the University of North Carolina, Wilmington.
Unless it receives evidence the money was spent as intended, the Clark County School District will demand repayment of $2.4 million from the teachers union’s foundation.
While leaders of the local teachers union have criticized the Clark County School District for overpaying administrators and underpaying educators, they have a recent history of paying themselves huge salaries.
Principal Lucy Keaton received something unusual from her Clark County School District bosses Thursday for helping her poverty-stricken students beat the odds and produce a top-performing school.