- New report paints bleak picture for special-needs students in Nevada
- Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
- Students with disabilities in Nevada face tough odds when it comes to advancing through grade school and college, according to a new report. The report, put out this week by ...
- The Bundy Effect: As trials related to the Bunkerville standoff begin, the conversation is bigger than one family’s defiance
- Monday, Feb. 6, 2017
- When the criminal case against Cliven Bundy, his sons and a group of sympathizers goes to trial in Nevada, their two years of aggressive defiance of the federal government will have ...
- Achievement schools delay relieves CCSD officials
- Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017
- The decision to postpone the conversion of a handful of public schools into charters this year has cast a cloud over one of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s key education programs, but ...
- Superintendent says reorganization will carry School District forward
- Friday, Jan. 27, 2017
- In his fourth State of the Clark County School District address, Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky touted the ongoing reorganization of the district as the future of ...
- School Board approves 'sanctuary' status for Clark County immigrants
- Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017
- Members of the Clark County School Board reaffirmed a commitment to protect the privacy of the district's undocumented students Thursday night. Buoyed by public support from ...
- Thousands more applications for ESAs show affluent ZIP codes still dominating
- Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017
- Families in the more affluent neighborhoods in Nevada are still the top applicants for the state’s education savings account program, new data shows. Updated information compiled by the Treasurer’s office this month indicates that not much has changed since 2015, though there seems to be a clear trend emerging when it comes to interest in the program: Parents living in middle- to upper-class neighborhoods remain ...
- Endgame murky for schools chosen for Nevada's Achievement School District
- Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017
- Charter school companies will take over struggling public institutions chosen for Nevada’s controversial Achievement School District. But when, if ever, will the schools transition back?
- School Board postpones decision about using Caesars exec as mentor
- Monday, Dec. 19, 2016
- Amid an avalanche of criticism from community members and passionate objections of some trustees, the Clark County School Board decided to hold off on a controversial decision to bring on Caesars’ executive Jan Jones Blackhurst as a “mentor” ...
- School Board head may have purposely shut out CCSD superintendent
- Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016
- A key meeting was scheduled by Board President Linda Young during a week when she knew Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky would be absent. Trustee Deanna Wright said ...
- Surprise special meeting catches some School Board members off guard
- Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016
- Despite agreement that they would discuss the issue next year, some members of the Clark County School Board appear to be mounting a last-ditch effort to ...
Ian was as a summer intern for the Sun attending UNLV when he was hired as a full-time education reporter in 2014. He had previously worked as a reporter, news desk editor, managing editor and editor-in-chief of UNLV's student newspaper, The Rebel Yell. He grew up in the farm country of California's Central Valley and in Mariposa, a small town in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. He graduated with an English degree in 2015.
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