Amid rising coronavirus case numbers and a two-day closure of public testing sites due to the Thanksgiving holiday, some sites don’t have appointments available until next week.
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.
A state board voted Nov. 6 to authorize Sage Collegiate Public Charter School, which plans to initially serve 168 students in kindergarten through second grades.
The fourth annual Southern Nevada Youth Homeless Summit wrapped up Friday with a virtual panel discussion. The first panel was held Nov. 13.
Superintendent Kristen McNeill is recommending fully distance learning beginning Dec. 7, with an anticipated return to in-person and hybrid models Jan. 19.
Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Melody Rose gave a presentation Thursday to the state’s COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force.
In April, the Board of Regents voted to make the S/U grading option available to students through the end of the spring 2020 semester and after final grades were issued.
The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents has approved revisions to a procedures and guidelines manual to implement a COVID-19-spurred furlough policy.
The public charter school transitioned back to 100 percent distance learning for at least 10 days due to “a handful” of COVID-19 cases on campus.
The nonprofit announced last week that Clark County School District high school seniors can apply for nearly $2 million in college scholarships. The application deadline is Feb. 8.
The school board didn’t vote Thursday night on bringing students back to campuses in January under a hybrid model.
Clark County School Board trustees put off a vote Thursday night on a plan that called for bringing students back to campuses in January under a hybrid model, citing rising COVID-19 case numbers.
The Clark County School District’s board of trustees meets Thursday night to consider a transition plan to hybrid learning. It posted public comments online that were submitted by 2 p.m.
The community college also is switching in-person classes to a remote format and canceling or postponing all events this month.
The Clark County School District announced this week it launched a new online coronavirus case tracker that includes data since mid-March.
The Clark County School District announced Wednesday it will transition many of its employees to telecommuting through the end of the month.