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CES 2019: Varram lats you play with your pet remotely

Varram’s pet robot is designed to let you remotely interact with your real pet. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

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The reorganization of the Clark County School District is contributing to the district’s budget pinch. At this point, it’s impossible to predict know how the new education funding formula will work. Also, Nevada charter schools need to serve more high-need students before it’s possible to tell if they’re successful. That’s according to Kenneth Retzl, director of education policy with the Kenny Guinn Center for Policy Priorities.
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