The Clark County School District’s graduation rate ranges from 46 percent to 65 percent, depending on the calculation system being used.
Stalled negotiations between the cash-strapped Clark County School District and its teachers union might put 800 jobs at risk.
The skate team sponsored by the Winchester Cultural Center has proved a lifesaver for 12 youths who say participation in the sport inspired them to want to graduate.
When Del Sol High School teacher Patty Ellsworth begins teaching her 10th-grade world history class this fall, she’ll draw from personal knowledge of the subject matter. She and two other local teachers traveled across Turkey in July as part of a trip sponsored by the Turkish Cultural Foundation and the World Affairs Council of Las Vegas.
Students from across the Las Vegas Valley designed their own roller coasters and created a model city from recycled materials as part of Camp Invention at the Cumorah Academy, 6000 W. Oakey Blvd., July 18-22.
Public schools struggling under the testing mandates of No Child Left Behind were handed a lifeline Monday by the Obama administration that will allow them to opt out of the federal education reform.
Kathy Konowalow walks past a mountain of computer monitors piled on a classroom floor. She turns down a narrow hall. A dozen doors lean against both walls, freshly painted.
The halls of Snyder Elementary School are hushed and hot. To save money, air conditioning is limited during summer vacation.