Back-to-school shoppers in the Silver State are expected to spend $481.4 million on clothes, supplies, food and electronics this year, an all-time high for the state, the Nevada Retail Association said Thursday.
In a memo released Tuesday night, Chancellor Melody Rose wrote the requirement will apply to “all unvaccinated and vaccinated NSHE students, employees, and members of the public.”
The Clark County School District is facing widespread teaching and staff vacancies with less than two weeks before a new school year begins, district officials said Wednesday.
The district sent emails and made robocalls to parents on Tuesday morning advising that all staff and students will be required to wear masks indoors and on district buses.
The study will test participants for COVID antibodies to help determine the prevalence of infection from those who are unvaccinated and the efficacy rate of vaccines.
Proponents of face masks on college campuses this fall on Friday urged the Nevada Board of Regents to go beyond a mandate for employees OK’d by the Clark County Commission.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation begins its 2021 Back to School Initiative on Friday.
UNLV officials provided an update on the project Wednesday during a construction site tour on Shadow Lane. The facility is scheduled for completion in summer 2022.
The district is standing behind its face mask policy for the new school year — at least for now — despite calls from local and national health officials for stricter rules.
The weeklong camp, which started in 2019 but skipped last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, aims to inspire students to pursue a career in nursing.
Documents show the health insurance trust that covers Clark County teachers was $43 million in debt as of February — the first indication of the scope of the deficit.
Five new Las Vegas charter schools were supposed to open in August. Now, only two will.
The university is considering a new policy that would prohibit smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, and tobacco products in all spaces on campus.
The changes come amid a national vaccination campaign in which children as young as 12 are eligible to get shots, as well as a general decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths.