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March 22, 2018

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Pat Skorkowsky, superintendent of the Clark County School District, announces his retirement, at the end of his contract in June 2018, during an event at Bracken Elementary School Thursday , Sept. 7, 2017.
Superintendent says goodbye in final State of the Schools address
March 21, 2018
Today’s prop- and joke-filled State of the Schools address wasn’t typical for what has become as a more solemn annual event. But neither are the circumstances surrounding outgoing Clark County School District Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky, who ...
Cheer coach accused of lewd contact with two students
March 20, 2018
A former cheer coach at Spring Valley High School was jailed Monday on allegations of inappropriate contact ...
UNLV President Len Jessup speaks during a groundbreaking on a retail/parking center across from UNLV that will be the site of a new parking garage, headquarters for UNLV's police force and space for shops on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.
Analysis: Chancellor’s announcement appears to ease pressure on UNLV's Jessup
March 20, 2018
Days after it was revealed that a faction within the Board of Regents was pressuring UNLV President Len Jessup to leave the university, the third-year president appeared to ...
On road to greatness, regents take a wrong turn
March 18, 2018
Just when we thought our community and UNLV were on the same page — you know, the one that says a city is only as strong as its university and the university is only as strong as the community behind it — along comes a challenge that requires us to prove the point.
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.
Donor says no $8 million gift if Jessup leaves UNLV
March 16, 2018
Add $8 million to the funding that UNLV stands to lose if Len Jessup is pushed out as the university’s president. This morning, an anonymous donor who’d pledged ...
Katherine Hertlein will study how relationships are affected by technology at the University of Salzburg in Austria.
Score one for UNLV School of Medicine: Professor snags a Fulbright scholarship
March 16, 2018
Katherine Hertlein, who studies romantic and family relationships, has garnered one of the most important academic designations in the U.S.
Coral Burrell, center, and other students observe a moment of silence at Green Valley High School during a 17-minute walkout in Henderson Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Similar walkouts were held across the country to honor the victims of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Las Vegas students join walkouts to protest gun violence
March 14, 2018
Thousands of students in the Las Vegas area walked out of class today to protest gun violence after last month’s deadly shooting at a Florida high school ...
UNLV President Len Jessup delivers the State of the University address at Judy Bayley Theatre on UNLV campus Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.
Analysis: Jessup’s uncertain future at UNLV alarms supporters
March 13, 2018
UNLV President Len Jessup and Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly have been in discussions over the past several weeks about Jessup leaving the ...
Sandoval, school superintendents agree to create school safety group
March 13, 2018
Gov. Brian Sandoval convened superintendents from 15 out of 17 counties on Monday, with the group agreeing unanimously that the state should ...
Students sit in protest outside the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 7, 2018.
CCSD students will leave class for 17 minutes in gun control statement
March 12, 2018
Clark High School Senior Lauryn Tsai is leading a walkout at her school with the support of administrators because she’s tired of hearing about people dying ...
Washoe school district bans guns at fundraiser auctions
March 9, 2018
The Washoe County School District has banned guns from auctions at school fundraisers. The Reno Gazette Journal reported on its web site Friday that the move comes after a ...
Richard Carranza, the incoming schools chancellor in New York City, speaks at a news conference at City Hall in New York on Monday, March 5, 2018.
Former Las Vegas educator to lead New York City schools
March 9, 2018
It was not a conventional job interview. At one of his first meetings with Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, to discuss the job of New York City schools ...
Website helps track the progress of Las Vegas-area schools
March 6, 2018
Monica Love’s daughters attend the second grade and preschool in the Las Vegas area. When Love wants to keep track of how her daughter’s ...
All the kindergarten students at Elizondo Elementary School eat lunch together in North Las Vegas on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011.
Education expert: ‘No one wants to invest in deficits’
March 3, 2018
We need to see what communities have going for them so we can build upon those strengths. That, to me, is a start of a solution ...
Police: Second student arrested for bringing gun to Las Vegas area school
March 1, 2018
A 17-year-old Palo Verde High School student was arrested this morning after a school administrator found a gun and ammunition inside his unattended backpack, according to ...

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