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November 15, 2018

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Students to undergo random searches to deter weapons
Oct. 19, 2018
High school and middle school students will now be subject to random searches to discourage them from bringing weapons on campus, the Clark County ...
Station Casinos employees have donated supplies to various Clark County schools, including Whitney Elementary.
CCSD welcomes latest Station Casinos donation for at-risk schools
Oct. 17, 2018
Clark County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara praised Station Casinos on Tuesday for its $110,000 donation to the district, which will be divided among 11 high-risk elementary schools as part of the Smart Start program ...
The future home of the UNLV School of Medicine.
Analysis: Expert cautions against current plan for UNLV med school
Oct. 15, 2018
A two-phase plan to build out the UNLV Medical School was created as a way to move the school forward, but it could become a major setback that turns off donors and results in ...
Dozens of students pepper-sprayed after fight at Western High
Oct. 11, 2018
An argument at Western High School this morning escalated into a brawl that led to dozens of students being pepper-sprayed, according to authorities. Between 45 and 50 students ...
UNLV cheerleaders perform during a campus spirit rally for the inaugural Rebels Give fundraising challenge in front of the Student Union building at UNLV in Las Vegas on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.
Inaugural UNLV fundraiser seeks more alumni donations
Oct. 11, 2018
More alumni donors would help improve UNLV’s rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s list of best universities, an Alumni Association executive said today. Standing among about 100 people gathered for a rally launching UNLV’s inaugural #RebelsGive fundraiser, UNLV Alumni Association Senior Vice President Chad Warren said the percentage of alumni who donate is indicated as “alumni satisfaction” in the ...
Green Valley High closed after water line break
Oct. 8, 2018
A Henderson high school has canceled classes because of a break in a water line. Clark County School District officials say Green Valley High School was closed today and that ...
Scholarship fund will help children of those killed in Oct. 1 shooting
Oct. 1, 2018
After losing their daughter in the Oct. 1 Strip shooting, Debbie and Chris Davis found themselves thrust into a virtual role they hadn’t played in many years — parents. Neysa Tonks, a single mother, left behind ...
Brian Kline
Father charged after son took gun to school is Las Vegas corrections officer
Sept. 26, 2018
A father of a 9-year-old boy who took a gun and ammunition to a west valley elementary school last week is a Las Vegas corrections officer. Bryan Kline is being held without bail ...
UNLV Intersection, the Academic Multicultural Resource Center at UNLV, located inside the Student Union, Friday Sept. 21, 2018.
Resource group at UNLV helps diverse students find way
Sept. 23, 2018
UNLV is ranked as the most diverse university for undergraduates on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing for the Best Ethnic Diversity category. With that ranking now comes ...
Henderson school selling chicken to save teacher position
Sept. 19, 2018
A Henderson elementary is trying to save a teacher position through a unique fundraiser — selling chicken. KVVU-TV reports parents at Lamping Elementary held a fundraiser Wednesday at a Chick-Fil-A in Las Vegas with ...
A rendering shows Nevada State College's planned $62 million, 60,000-square-foot education building, which could see construction beginning in fall 2019.
Nevada State College president talks expansion, on-campus housing
Sept. 19, 2018
Nevada State College has experienced a 30 percent growth in enrollment over the last two years to nearly 5,000 students. With that growth comes an opportunity to expand the four-year college’s infrastructure, President Bart Patterson said Tuesday in his annual state of the college address. The Henderson school sits on 500 acres, most of which hasn’t been developed as officials work to secure funding for new projects. Patterson laid out ...
Students and parents wait outside Canyon Springs High School in North Las Vegas after a fatal shooting at a school ball field Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. School was out at the time of the shooting but many students were taking part in after-school activities, police said. One person was killed.
Metal detectors considered after rash of school gun incidents
Sept. 12, 2018
With seven gun-related incidents on school grounds this year, including the fatal shooting of a high school student Tuesday in North Las Vegas, officials are considering additional safety measures such as ...
Clark County School District's new superintendent, Jesus Jara talks with community members during one of his "Java with Jara" sessions at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.
Coffee events help new school superintendent get vital feedback
Sept. 9, 2018
New Clark County Schools Superintendent Jesus Jara, in an attempt to become more familiar with how the district functions, is hosting “Java with Jara” discussions this month ...
Program offers free online education for MGM Resorts employees
Sept. 7, 2018
MGM Resorts and the Nevada System of Higher Education have entered into a partnership to provide the gaming giant’s employees free online education. Marking the first partnership between ...
The future home of the UNLV School of Medicine.
Q+A: Chancellor discusses UNLV president search, med school's future and more
Sept. 5, 2018
When will UNLV start looking for a new president? Will Gov. Brian Sandoval be the university's next leader? Those were among the issues Chancellor Thom Reilly discussed ...

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