Nevada’s students have a major problem. They aren’t very good at reading. In 2017, just 31 percent of fourth graders were proficient at reading according to the National Assessment of Education Progress. The number proficient falls to 28 percent in eighth grade. Read by Three could change that. If a student can’t read at grade level by the end of third grade, he repeats the grade.
Other things to do in Las Vegas include nutrition education for children and a soul food and music festival.
Santana is set to speak from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre at CSN’s North Las Vegas campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., according to a release. It is free and open to the public.
Nancy Brown says having a special birthday every four “makes me feel younger than I am.”
ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester has been ruled out from returning to play in the regular season or in the playoffs.
Good striper action was reported in the upper Government Wash and around Hemenway at Lake Mead. The fish are showing a preference for shad-colored crankbaits.
The final round for the 2020 Native Son Spelling Bee is set for noon-3 p.m. Saturday at the West Las Vegas Library Theatre. The spelling bee focuses on third- and fourth-graders.
Investigators warned several of the intended victims before they received the intimidating communications, indicating that they were monitoring the people making the threats.
Marc Vetri’s Vetri Cucina at the Palms will be taken over by fellow James Beard Award-winners Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo for a special dinner March 30.
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