Because the Clark County School District faces a severe decline in state funding, new Superintendent Dwight Jones has rescinded the pay hikes his predecessor approved on his way out for his executive assistant and six administrators.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proclamation to encourage reading, if taken literally, clashes with a state law that prohibits new district-wide testing and appears to impose a new burden on Nevada’s financially beleaguered education system.
Carolyn Edwards, who with four years of experience is the most senior member of the Clark County School Board, hopes to become the board’s next president at an organizational meeting Wednesday.
As superintendent of a school district that has been rocked by $385.5 million in funding reductions over three years, Walt Rulffes said his proudest achievement was never laying off a teacher.
Diana Bell has gone from the streets of Las Vegas to becoming a college graduate. At 52, she plans to continue her education.
While designing a website for a dog adoption agency, high school students at the Southwest Career and Technical Academy could not download pictures of puppies because the school’s Internet filter blocked access to sites such as Google Images.
Bishop Gorman High School swept to a 5-1 victory last Saturday, carrying the game to their opponents with force, finesse and brilliant execution of their game plan, revealing preparation in the fundamentals and enough agility to react to surprises and adverse conditions on the field.