On Education columnist Amelia Pak-Harvey reflects on her move two years ago from Massachusetts — which loves to tout itself as best state in the nation for public education — to Nevada, where education often seems like an afterthought.
Recent Clark County School District meetings on a gender-diverse policy drew big crowds, but public discussions of the superintendent search or the recent budget deficit were sparsely attended.
Rallies are planned at six Las Vegas Valley schools for March 14 to demand change to prevent school shootings. But like adults, the students have different ideas on how that could be accomplished.
Rumors are swirling, as the movers and shakers watch on the sidelines to see who gets crowned king or queen of the nation’s fifth-largest public school district.
A high school student with a long disciplinary history was expelled from a school where he was accused of rape and other serious crimes. So why was he allowed to attend another traditional school?
Families can now use 529 plans to pay for private K-12 tuition, but changes in the financing of bonds and the increase in the standard deduction could cost school districts.
Through most of 2017, the size of the deficit and its impact on jobs were moving targets. Now that the School Board closed the roughly $62 million hole, it’s simply a sad chapter that further eroded trust in Nevada’s education system.
Lawsuits, buyouts, silence leave future of embattled health-care provider for Clark County School District teachers and other staff in doubt.
Schools document more cases of students having suicidal thoughts and psychologist says younger kids also seem susceptible.
New ad campaign encourages students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA, to see if they qualify for federal college aid. Millions don’t, missing out on billions of dollars.