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May 24, 2018

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Anthony Lynn is the latest high-profile graduate of UNLV.
How UNLV was the right fit for NFL coach Anthony Lynn to earn a degree
May 13, 2018
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
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 ...
A look inside the Advanced Technologies Academy, a magnet public high school in Las Vegas, on May 22, 2017.
Advanced Tech, West Tech rise to top of annual review of schools
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 ...
Chris Endo, president of the UNLV School of Medicine's first class of students, is shown with Dean Barbara Atkinson at a recent a Nevada Board of Regents meeting. Endo was among students at the meeting wearing T-shirts bearing Atkinson’s likeness, stylized to resemble the Barack Obama “Hope” image.
Q+A: UNLV med school dean grateful for outpouring of support
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 ...
Analysis: UNLV supporters on high alert toward NSHE, regents
May 8, 2018
At last Tuesday’s meeting of the UNLV Foundation, members were told that Chancellor Thom Reilly was encouraging them to speak with him about the future of ...
Math teacher Kelli Greenwald reviews some problems with middle school students attending the CCSD online school Nevada Learning Academy on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
Worried about risky teenage behavior? Make school tougher
May 7, 2018
According to the study, these increases in state math and science high school graduation requirements reduced alcohol consumption without any offsetting increase in marijuana or cigarette use ...
UNLV President Len Jessup delivers the State of the University address at Judy Bayley Theatre on UNLV campus Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. UNLV turns 60 this academic year.
Investigation into UNLV gift uncovers no self-dealing by Jessup
May 2, 2018
UNLV President Len Jessup was not acting in his own interests when he signed an agreement making a major gift to the university contingent on him being retained as president, a UNLV Foundation ...
Florida educator named superintendent for Clark County schools
May 2, 2018
Jesus F. Jara, a deputy superintendent from Orlando, Fla., has been chosen to lead the Clark County School District. Jara was named today to replace CCSD Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky, who ...
UNLV med school dean gets new contract
May 2, 2018
Uncertainty over the leadership of the UNLV School of Medicine has been resolved, at least in the near-term. Barbara Atkinson, the founding dean of the medical school, has signed a one-year contract that will ...
Teachers rally during a protest organized by the Clark County Education Association on Monday, June 11, 2012, outside the Clark County School District Administration building on West Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas.
CCSD wants marijuana money to help pay for teacher raises
May 2, 2018
Leaders in the Clark County School District are calling for millions of dollars in anticipated teacher raises to be paid for by higher-than-expected tax revenue from the state’s legal recreational marijuana program ...
UNLV President Len Jessup addresses the crowd before the unveiling of a refreshed spirit mark at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.
Analysis: Why UNLV faculty and staff are frustrated with state leaders
May 1, 2018
The tone was civil and the exchanges were polite, but the crowd’s questions and comments carried an underlying message of concern about the state officials’ leadership ...
Las Vegas special-ed teacher accused of stealing, pawning iPads
April 27, 2018
In an attempt to conceal the “Property of the Clark County School District” etchings on the stolen Apple iPads, the suspects accused of pawning them — one a teacher — placed stickers over ...
Trustees listen to members of the public on Thursday, April 19, 2018, before they finalize their list of current and former Clark County School District employees who will move forward in the search for a new superintendent.
CCSD superintendent search now has three local candidates
April 19, 2018
The board expanded the search to former and current CCSD employees amid concern from the community about a lack of an internal candidate ...
Nevada State College president: ‘We’re not just changing lives, we’re changing family trees’
April 14, 2018
Fifteen years ago this spring, Nevada State College consisted of three classrooms, a library and 177-member student body in a converted …
School Board taking another look at local candidates in superintendent search
April 12, 2018
The Clark County School Board has called an audible in its search for a new superintendent. A group of four finalists announced late last week didn’t include any ...

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