For the second time in two years, a move to restore and expand school health centers has been removed from the Clark County School Board’s agenda without explanation.
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.
Fifty students from the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV celebrated their graduation Friday at the university’s Thomas & Mack Center.
In a course reversal, the Nevada System of Higher Education announced Thursday it is planning to mandate vaccination, with “some limited exceptions” and several contingencies.
About 36 percent of graduates are staying in Nevada for their residencies. The medical school is hoping to build that pipeline to address the state’s physician shortage.
The private university in Henderson announced the requirement Tuesday in a campuswide email as it plans to resume full on-campus operations this summer.
Joshua Wolf Shenk quit the international literary center and The Believer magazine following a February incident where he reportedly exposed himself during a Zoom call.
The CEO of THT Health, the Clark County teachers union’s self-administered health insurance plan, submitted his resignation Sunday amid a “challenging financial situation.”
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began more than a year ago, about $1.6 million in classroom project requests by Clark County teachers have been fulfilled via DonorsChoose.
Caleb Cage will leave the governor’s office June 1 and rejoin the Nevada System of Higher Education on June 10 as vice chancellor for workforce development and chief innovation officer.
The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents voted Thursday to hire DeRionne Pollard under a four-year contract. She was among four finalists interviewed Wednesday.
Nevada’s Commission on School Funding, which has been meeting since September 2019, submitted its recommendations Friday to the governor and the Legislature.
The Southern Nevada Urban Micro Academy was an emergency educational experiment in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now advocates want to keep it alive for the longer term.
The Nevada State Public Charter School Authority’s board approved an application Friday for Battle Born Academy, which will open in downtown Las Vegas.
The issue arose during the period of time that the board met virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic and took comments by email only.