A Las Vegas federal judge has denied a request by a group of Clark County School District families seeking to compel CCSD to immediately reopen for in-person schooling.
Aleksandra joined the Review-Journal in June 2019 to cover higher education. She was previously the education reporter at the Fresno Bee in California, and prior to starting at the Bee, she got her master's in journalism from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
If Clark County School District students don’t go back to campuses this school year, the district may have to cut nearly 1,500 staff jobs, according to a memo presented at a board meeting Thursday.
Brought by the families of six students in special education, the lawsuit filed on Aug. 21 claims the district has denied students with disabilities a free and appropriate education during distance learning.
The Clark County School District will remain in distance learning through the remainder of the semester, according to a message from Superintendent Jesus Jara.
CCSD is surveying parents on their preferences for hybrid learning, and whether they plan to send their children to face-to-face classes for two days each week.
Schools have shifted traditions like homecoming and spirit weeks online, in student-led initiatives to keep campus culture alive while school buildings are closed.
Since September, volunteers have been canvassing valley neighborhoods for students who have fallen out of contact with their school during distance learning.
New air purification systems that neutralize the coronavirus are coming to CCSD nurses’ offices and isolation rooms as part of the district’s efforts to ready campuses for reopening.
What Clark County School District trustees on Thursday asked to see when a plan to transition the district’s schools to in-person instruction comes before the board on Nov. 12.
New recommendations on reopening Clark County schools caught some community members by surprise this week as planning begins for an eventual return to in-person instruction at the district.
The Southern Nevada Health District will support reopening Clark County schools should the school board vote to do so, even if local health data hasn’t met ideal conditions, the acting chief health officer said Thursday night.
A Las Vegas data analytics company has served the Clark County School District with a cease-and-desist letter, charging that the district copied its data visualization platform and barred schools from working with the company.
The Clark County school board will not take a vote on reopening schools or bringing staff back to classrooms at its Oct. 22 meeting next week.
A recent lawsuit filed by the Clark County School District principals’ union charges that the district has violated the reorganization law that put that power in the hands of schools.