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June 17, 2018

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Teacher accused of child abuse involving student
Teacher accused of child abuse involving student
Friday, June 15, 2018
A Harley A. Harmon Elementary School teacher was booked today on a count of felony child abuse involving a student, according to Clark County School District Police. Melody Carter, 58, surrendered after ...
School Board reviews draft policy protecting gender-diverse students
Friday, June 15, 2018
Clark County School Board trustees voted 4-3 late Thursday to move forward with a policy that protects students who are trans or nonbinary in their gender expression. The vote doesn’t enact the policy but ...
CCSD schools cut French and other electives to help bridge budget gap
Thursday, June 7, 2018
“Each individual school site makes the decision on where they would make adjustments to their budget,” said CCSD spokesperson Mauricio Marin.
UNLV Honors College Dean Marta Meana named acting president
UNLV Honors College Dean Marta Meana named acting president
Monday, June 4, 2018
Marta Meana, dean of UNLV’s Honors College, will take over July 1 as the university’s acting president while officials search for ...
Photo: Emma Cole, 10, talks with friends during Summer Fo
With school out, summer meals programs ramp up for Las Vegas kids
Sunday, June 3, 2018
Sixty-four percent of the 320,000 children in the Clark County School District receive free and reduced-price school meals, meaning they eat breakfast and lunch daily at school at no or little cost to their families ...
Photo: A group of students from Southern Nevada recently
Student robotics teams from Southern Nevada shine at world championships
Saturday, June 2, 2018
A group of elementary and middle school students from Southern Nevada competed late last month at the world championships for robotics design ...
Report: Nevada schools may have to choose between security, education resources
Friday, June 1, 2018
The Kenny Guinn Center for Policy Priorities, a nonprofit, bipartisan research and policy analysis center, looked into the costs of implementing security measures in Nevada schools — from installing surveillance cameras and metal detectors to ...
15 CCSD students headed to jobs at Tesla thanks to workforce training program
15 CCSD students headed to jobs at Tesla thanks to workforce training program
Monday, May 28, 2018
The high school seniors wore Tesla hats as they operated the various machines inside the Southeast Career Technical Academy’s advanced manufacturing lab in Las Vegas ...
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Organization helps mentor Las Vegas students in quest to attend college
Sunday, May 27, 2018
The students had a higher chance of dropping out of high school than attending college. Barriers like poverty, lack of mentors and access to college prep at schools, were
UNLV Honors College dean tabbed to become acting president
UNLV Honors College dean tabbed to become acting president
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The dean of UNLV's Honors College could soon become the acting president of the university. As part of a special meeting June 4, the Nevada Board of Regents has scheduled a vote on whether to ...
Families hear from candidates vying for education leadership positions
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Three state Board of Regents seats and three Clark County School Board spots are up for election this year, races that advocates worked to draw attention to through a Wednesday night candidate forum ...
How UNLV was the right fit for NFL coach Anthony Lynn to earn a degree
How UNLV was the right fit for NFL coach Anthony Lynn to earn a degree
Sunday, May 13, 2018
HIGHER EDUCATION:
UNLV has had its share of famous alumni through the years, producing rock stars, professional athletes, music moguls, politicians, comedians and celebrity chefs. But few students ...
Texas college official hired for College of Southern Nevada
Friday, May 11, 2018
An administrator at a five-campus college district in Texas has been picked as the next president of the College of Southern Nevada. Federico Zaragoza said in a statement Friday by CSN that he wants to develop greatness and ...
Photo: A look inside the Advanced Technologies Academy, a
Advanced Tech, West Tech rise to top of annual review of schools
Friday, May 11, 2018
An annual review of public high schools across the country listed Advanced Technologies Academy and West Career and Technical Academy as the top high schools in Nevada ...
Photo: Chris Endo, president of the UNLV School of Medici
Q+A: UNLV med school dean grateful for outpouring of support
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The turmoil surrounding UNLV President Len Jessup in recent weeks spilled directly into the university’s School of Medicine, where Dean Barbara Atkinson found herself facing uncertainty over whether she would be ...