Mackey iLead Academy for the Digital Sciences in North Las Vegas this year became the only kindergarten through eighth-grade campus in the Clark County School District.
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.
The state’s medical schools are seeing growing interest — as measured by applications for admission — during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Four Faith Lutheran Middle School & High School sophomores will receive $25,000 to travel to Ethiopia and create a community garden after winning a national contest.
Five of the state’s seven degree-granting schools saw a decline in students for the fall semester, which wrapped up this month. The exceptions: UNLV and Nevada State College.
The university recognized spring and winter graduates during two virtual ceremonies Tuesday, which were aired on YouTube amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents’ budget reduction response committee met Friday to hear presentations about system funding sources and shared services.
Despite rising COVID-19 case rates, the Nevada State Public Charter School Authority will continue allowing some in-person classes in counties with elevated virus transmission.
LIBERTY Dental Plan of Nevada announced Thursday it will open a clinic with the UNLV School of Dental Medicine in January.
Clark County announced it will air Clark County School Board meetings — beginning with a Thursday night meeting — on Clark County Television (CCTV).
Claremont Graduate University in Southern California — led by former UNLV President Len Jessup — announced a $14 million donation, one of the largest in the university’s history.
Tania Webb’s advanced theater students in Las Vegas created a 36-minute children’s puppet theater show using common household items.
The school is launching a chapter of Collegiate 100, which focuses on both mentorship and networking — just the second college west of the Mississippi River to do so.
Nevada State Public Charter School Authority Executive Director Rebecca Feiden said she doesn’t anticipate recommending changes to in-person learning guidance.
Presentations by college and university presidents at Friday’s Board of Regents meeting indicate no rush to return to in-person learning.