NV Energy handed a $6.25 million check to Clark County School District on Thursday, making it the largest one-time rebate that the electricity provider has ever given.
Principal and faculty at Herron Elementary School described it as a prison. “The building is very institutional,” said librarian Karen Egger, who transferred to the North Las Vegas school in January. “With the fence, it looks like a prison.”
The Board of Regents unanimously approved Bart Patterson as the interim president of Nevada State College on Friday. He will begin Nov. 1.
Bart Patterson, the higher education system’s vice chancellor of administrative and legal affairs, should be the interim president of Nevada State College, the chancellor said Thursday.
Between homework, exams and extracurricular activities, students at 14 local high schools are finding time to run their own foundations. They will spend the school year creating a mission statement, researching nonprofit organizations, reviewing grant applications and funding grants that will help the community as part of the Public Education Foundation’s We R Community program.
For students in at-risk communities, you could be just what they need. The Clark County School District is seeking volunteers for two of its districtwide service programs. All you need is a passion for education and a little free time.
Nevada State College is effectively already without a president. Lesley Di Mare, the interim president, accepted a job last week as president of a Colorado university. She will start that job Dec. 1. Until she leaves in mid-November, she is using up her vacation time.
UNLV will hire 10 new professors, rename its business college, fund a lecture series and provide scholarships as high as $15,000, and it won’t cost the taxpayers a dime, thanks to one of the largest donations in the university’s history.
The Clark County School District in 2010-11 took in a record $22 million in donations of goods, services and money from 700 businesses and organizations involved in the district’s Community Partnership Program.