Project Lead the Way is a nonprofit organization that develops science, technology, engineering and math — referred to as STEM — curricula for schools. Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas, a charter school, is the only elementary school in the area offering the program.
Republican governor candidate and state Treasurer Dan Schwartz said he wants to strip the $750 million taxpayer subsidy earmarked for the Raiders’ stadium and use it to fix Nevada’s much maligned public education system.
Representatives of UNLV say they’ll wait until the state Gaming Control Board has completed its investigation of Steve Wynn before determining whether they would take away honors bestowed upon him over the years.
Democrat Steve Sisolak said Monday that if elected Nevada governor he will donate his state salary to nonprofits until the state’s public education system improves.
There are now four separate initiatives to improve the performance of the district’s lagging schools, and some may end being enrolled up in all of them.
Clark County public school students swept the top spots at a regional science competition, and a team from Clark High School will represent the area at nationals in April.
But raising $250 million is made more difficult with a non-existent pool of alumni. For example, only 4 percent of the money brought in by the foundation in fiscal year 2017 came from alumni, with the largest amount — 34 percent — coming from estates and trusts.
Dr. Kristen Averyt is the first female president of the Desert Research Institute. She boasts an educational background in marine science and chemistry.
The school district reorganization law mandated early planning as part of its push to move budgeting to the local level, but the state isn’t required to provide funding levels for one key program until after the schools’ deadline.
Roger Brown, the former longtime athletic director at Arbor View High School in Las Vegas, was sentenced to serve at least three years in prison for production of pornography involving a minor and sexual contact with a pupil.