The mother of a 15-year-old boy shot and killed by Las Vegas police in 2009 has set up a scholarship for graduating Chaparral High School students and is asking for donations.
Here’s one way to prompt what Doug Lombardi promises will be a “very spirited discussion” among middle school kids. Mention Pluto. Kids still are “very angry about Pluto’s demotion to a dwarf planet,” explains Lombardi, an area science educator and past president of the Southern Nevada Science Teachers Association.
Almost all of the Clark County School District students who want to switch schools through open enrollment for the 2011-12 school year will get their wish, school officials said Friday.