Las Vegas police have identified the four SWAT officers who exchanged gunfire and killed a suspected burglar near Grand Canyon and Grand Teton drives in the northwest valley shortly after midnight Thursday.
Dakota Jones, 14, an eighth grader at Hyde Park Middle School, won the Nevada State Spelling Bee Saturday for the second year in a row with the spelling of “hubristic.”
Clark County School District Associate Superintendent Joyce Haldeman said, “You can give us more money”
to legislators who questioned why schools can’t provide additional classes needed by credit-deficient students.
CARSON CITY — Although they won’t be using the money anytime soon, Clark County School District representatives testified for a bill Friday that would allow school districts to use some bond reserve funds to build and repair schools.
Democratic leaders announced a plan Tuesday to use so-called excess school bond reserves to construct and repair schools. Assembly Ways and Means Chairman Debbie Smith said the plan would free up $80 million for Washoe County schools. It would not immediately free up any money for school construction in Clark County because of declining property values, she said.
UNLV President Neal Smatresk told the Faculty Senate on Wednesday he believes the state’s higher education system will have to declare financial exigency, a declaration similar to bankruptcy, to deal with cuts proposed in Gov. Brian Sandoval’s budget.