Orr Middle School Principal George Leavens isn’t surprised that only half his students tested at grade level in math and reading last school year. That’s not unusual for an urban school.
Think about 1993. What you were doing, where you lived. Richard Chavez and most of the rest of the incoming freshmen at UNLV weren’t even born yet. Sobering, huh?
Summer 2011 marked the first time in more than 20 years that every student in the Clark County School District enjoyed a true, classic, nearly three-month-long summer vacation. It all ends Monday with the start of a new school year.
A crowd of teachers sat through four hours of Thursday’s Clark County School Board meeting, waiting to make a show of solidarity for just a couple minutes.
The Clark County School Board supports the state in seeking a waiver from the federal requirements of No Child Left Behind, according to a unanimously adopted resolution on Thursday.