District leaders are weighing the major reason to close schools — slowing the spread of disease — against dozens of other concerns, including free meals and family disruptions.
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The sales pitch for the new all-girls school in Las Vegas could boil down to two words: yoga pants.
Family to Family Connection serves as a birthday party room for kids experiencing housing insecurity, a play area for babies and toddlers and a classroom for all ages.
Spring Valley High will dip into its budget to fund the successful Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program, but future training of teachers is in jeopardy.
The education funding debate is not unique to the Silver State; nearby states have an array of approaches, with no one having found the right balance.
Addressing disproportionality, improving communication and balancing the need for new schools with maintenance of older ones would be good steps toward a successful decade.
Jenny Ballif, a Boulder City-based YouTuber known as Science Mom, says the service’s efforts to protect kids have dealt a “death blow” to the instructional videos she produces.
A farewell note: It’s goodbye for now, but perhaps we’ll meet again at a time and place that’s better for Nevada’s children.
The Clark County schools’ five-member traffic unit is building awareness of the need to take it easy around schools, one sassy Facebook post at a time.
Henderson mom anguished after hearing an offender suffered relatively light discipline for unprovoked beating of her son on a high school campus.
The move comes as the national School Nutrition Association is urging the federal government to develop best practices to ensure students have enough time to eat.
Are those principals really “bad,” or were they not given the support, funding or time they needed to improve academic performance? The answer is complicated.
If you want to understand the stories behind the numbers, you have to look at poverty, racism, inadequate funding, poor leadership and more.
The dispute between board President Lola Brooks and Trustee Linda Young revolves around who should represent the trustees on the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association.
Despite efforts to address the problem, teachers still are paying for supplies for their students. But they’ve also come up with some innovative ways to keep their costs down.