Clark County School District schools begin classes on Monday, Aug. 24 and students need to be caught up on their immunizations. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Clark County School District’s new guidance on teachers recording their live lectures during distance learning has caused a flurry online.
In May, the Nevada System of Higher Education announced colleges and universities could resume in-person classes this fall and on a limited basis for the summer, starting July 1. Only a handful of classes — typically, science labs and career/technical programs — were offered in-person this summer at Las Vegas Valley campuses. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Shade Tree’s CEO Linda Perez talks about the Cox Technology Center, renovated for social distance learning, in North Las Vegas on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
While a majority of CCSD schools are weeks away from reopening their doors, some private schools across the Las Vegas Valley are back in business. Almost five months after schools statewide shut down due to COVID-19, students returned for in-person class on Monday, with some changes. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Clark County School Board adjourned a special meeting Wednesday without considering whether to terminate Superintendent Jesus Jara’s contract. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The special meeting next week is to evaluate the “character, misconduct or competence” of Clark County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara and possibly vote on whether to terminate his contract. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
As local school districts finalize their plans to reopen this fall, distance learning seems to be the way to go. But Nevada Rise Academy is going the extra mile by adding child care assistance for working parents. (Renee Summeerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The CCSD Board of Trustees voted unanimously on July 21 to approve a full-time return to distance learning. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
A Nevada System of Higher Education committee will interview four finalists next week. This comes after suspending the search for a new UNLV president this spring due to COVID-19. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
President Donald Trump tweeted his sentiments about the guidelines presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The district’s plan seeks to divide students into two cohorts to attend school in person for two days a week and learn from home for three days a week.
The Acting Executive Director of LVCCLD gives a glimpse into the first day of reopening libraries around the county and the services now being offered.
A plan to reopen schools in the Clark County School District emerged ahead of schedule Tuesday morning. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UNLV removed the Hey Reb! statue in front of the Tam Alumni Center after outcry from student groups. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Review Journal’s Academic Excellence program is designed to recognized 1st thru 12th grade students in Southern Nevada who exhibit academic achievement, community involvement, and leadership in and out of the classroom.
Educators Jessica Houchins and Christopher Houchins discuss their work life merged with their parenting life during quarantine, at their home in Henderson on Thursday, May 14, 2020. (Elizabeth Page Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Kenneth Brown was named the High School New Educator of the Year award on Wednesday, May 6. The award is presented to first-year teachers. Brown teaches English and African American studies at Sierra Vista High School. (Clark County School District)
Bishop Gorman’s virtual opening of “Guys and Dolls.” (Bishop Gorman High School)
Spring Valley High is piloting the Chromebook loaner program for the district. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Heard Elementary School reported the Clark County School District’s first case of COVID-19 on Thursday, March 19, 2020. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Whether Clark County schools will close over coronavirus concerns depends in part on having enough bus drivers to get kids to school and enough teachers to teach them, district representatives said Thursday, emphasizing that the final decision will rest with the Southern Nevada Health District. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Elizondo Elemetary School principal Chris Stacey talks about the school’s celebration of namesake Raul P. Elizondo. (Glenn Puit/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Rancho’s band has steadily grown from 87 students to 300-strong, but faces a new roadblock as it strives to reach even higher levels. (Aleksandra Appleton/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Rollie Gibbs, a 1954 graduate and president of the Las Vegas High School Alumni Association, talks about the school’s history and his group’s donation to help preserve what is now called Las Vegas Academy. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Teacher Mitchell Kalin and former students discuss the power of empathy and compassion. (John Przybys/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The CCEA is expected to file a voter initiative Wednesday afternoon that the teachers union says will raise over $1 billion for education in Nevada.
In a video posted to Instagram in October, former Basic Academy of International Studies Assistant Principal Melanie Snively is seen pushing and grabbing a student in an attempt to redirect the minor to another part of the school. She says she ultimately regrets how she handled the situation (Instagram)
A voicemail from Clark County School District about a systemwide phone outage on Dec, 19, 2019.
Among the youngest students to ever attend UNLV — Shenmei Wu, 13, left, and Shenlone Wu, 12, — discuss their experience, at UNLV in Las Vegas on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (Elizabeth Page Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @EliPagePhoto