The Nevada Board of Regents voted on Friday to approve a new contract for Keith Whitfield. He’ll remain on the job through late August 2028.
Julie joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal in July 2019 as a reporter for The View, covering the southwest/Henderson area. She grew up in southern California, and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. She worked as an education and health reporter at the Times-News in Twin Falls, Idaho for eight years. Before that, she was an education and county government reporter for two years at the Elko Daily Free Press in Elko, Nev.
Communities In Schools of Nevada, a nonprofit dropout prevention organization, now serves nearly 40 more schools compared with four years ago.
Students at nearly a dozen Clark County School District campuses — primarily, in North Las Vegas and Henderson — will see changes to attendance boundaries next school year.
RoAnn Triana — currently region one superintendent for the Clark County School District — will be the chief of human resources.
The four-year “Warrior Pathway Program” aims to provide about $4.5 million in trade school scholarships funded by the Engelstad Foundation.
As the market leader and vice president for Cox Communications in Las Vegas, Uthman said her goal is to help eliminate the digital divide in underserved communities.
The university celebrated Friday the opening of its newest facility on campus — the Advanced Engineering Building. Classes will be held in the building this fall.
The Clark County Education Association teachers union filed a motion in District Court saying that since contract negotiations have resolved, penalties are no longer necessary.
Jesus Jara, who has been the Clark County School District’s superintendent since 2018, announced in late January that he intends to leave the position. His last day on the job will be Friday.
Communities In Schools of Nevada said it will receive a five-year federal grant to expand services at six Nevada schools, two of them in Clark County.
The Clark County School District won’t pay for a number of programs, including Care Solace, next school year after federal COVID-19 relief money dries up.
About 20 teenagers at Durango High School spent their after-school hours on Valentine’s Day learning how to solder and talking via video conferencing with NASA engineers.
The Clark County School Board will consider next week whether to accept a contract amendment that proposes a lump sum payment for departing Superintendent Jesus Jara.
Less than two weeks after submitting his resignation, CCSD Superintendent Jesus Jara sent a copy of written remarks for his yearly “State of the Schools” address — which was canceled last month — to the school board.