After Sunday’s shooting on the Strip, up to 200 school psychologists, nurses, counselors and social workers responded to a request for assistance from local authorities. For some, the experience was “very raw … very emotional.”
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Signs of excess are everywhere on the Strip, but the Clark County School District struggles to fill even basic needs. Why are our schools starving?
Clark County School District superintendent’s surprise announcement that he will step down at the end of June 2018 included signals that he intends to take some of those he considers trouble-makers with him.
The school district’s transportation chief says it took a change of philosophy to replenish its depleted driving ranks.
It’s been a tumultuous two years since the Nevada Legislature approved a bill to reorganize the Clark County School District. For now, at least, we can be optimistic that it will lead to true change.
Nevada’s public records law calls on state government entities to turn over information that isn’t exempted. With requests involving the Clark County School District, that’s often not how it works.
Almost any way you measure it, the state ranks among the worst in the U.S. in terms of delivering a quality education. And underlying problems like poverty and a lack of English proficiency make it hard to move the needle.
The Clark County School District’s problem with improper sexual relationships between staff and students has been prominent over the past year, so where were the parents when it rolled out its new social media policy?
Reader survey after Broken Trust series shines lights on thoughts from two camps caught in the crossfire.
Decades after Terri Miller heard that a Pahrump high school teacher was having sex with one of his students, her quest to stamp out the persistent problem continues.
As Nevada grapples with how to tax recreational marijuana, a key question lingers: Will that revenue even make a dent in the state’s education funding?
This week, I put myself in the shoes of roughly 150,000 students across the Clark County School District: I took part of the Smarter Balanced test. And it was an unnerving trip back to eighth grade.
By the time police arrested Henderson teacher Jeffrey Schultz for alleged indecency toward a student on Tuesday he had already been the subject of two disciplinary investigations — including one at a previous school.
Elected school boards vs. appointed — it’s a debate that’s about to play out in the Nevada Legislature, where a new bill seeks to change the makeup of boards for Clark and Washoe counties.
The Clark County School District has a $2 billion budget — and no chief financial officer to manage it. With a reorganization looming, the next head honcho of finances faces a gigantic task overseeing the nation’s fifth-largest district.