The Clark County School District says it cannot pay for its own safety improvements following the Legislature’s decision to slash the school safety budget last week.
Amelia covers K-12 education for the Review-Journal, where she came after covering education for two years at the Lowell Sun in Lowell, Massachusetts. She is a Boston University graduate with degrees in political science and journalism, and her awards include first place in education reporting from the New England Newspaper and Press Association. She’s a proud North Carolina native.
The mother of four students at Sierra Vista High School received a used Cadillac at a senior awards ceremony, which replaced the old, often-broken car she had been using.
More than 3,000 graduate and undergraduate students from UNLV, including a Route 91 shooting survivor, received degrees Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The past week in Carson City taught us that you can’t promise the world without the tools to deliver. And so far, Nevada lawmakers don’t have the funds to fix public education.
A video shows the male Palo Verde High School student singing lyrics from a profanity-laced song that uses racial slurs in its chorus.
Rabbi Craig Rosenstein was shocked to learn that his daughter, an Escobedo Middle School student, had found a note with a swastika and a menacing message on her desk.
Graduation season begins Wednesday in the Clark County School District with a ceremony at the Stewart School for special education students.
Safety efforts will include increased police patrols, weapons searches by K-9 officers in at least two schools a day and random weapons searches in at least one.
School psychologist Katherine Dockweiler and Douglas County School District Superintendent Teri White will join the board as parent and superintendent representatives.
Broken slides. Gaping cracks. Entire areas fenced off from children. Scenes of disrepair are common at the Clark County School District’s roughly 700 playgrounds.
Clark County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara heralded the meeting as one that moved parties in the right direction to find a solution for adequate funding.
17 Nevada students received $2,500 scholarships among the roughly 15,000 finalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program competition.
Such a strike would be illegal under Nevada law, and the Clark County Education Association could face fines up to $50,000 per day if educators walked off the job.
Washoe and Clark County school districts say that even with the extra money the governor has added to the budget, they’d be running a deficit for next school year if they paid it. Here’s why.
A 16-year-old student has been charged with battery following a fight at Centennial High School on Wednesday that sent a classmate to the hospital, according to school police.