The Clark County School District has hundreds of teaching vacancies as scores of its educators sit idle as they await license renewals from the state Department of Education.
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 Board of Health voted unanimously Friday to approve the requirement for the state’s public colleges and universities.
“We’ve got to be really careful protecting individual cases,” Clark County schools superintendent says of the decision to withhold the figures.
Michael Kagan, 46, was diagnosed in June with stage 3 melanoma. Cancerous lymph nodes were removed from his neck Wednesday at University Medical Center.
UNLV, College of Southern Nevada and Nevada State College all were planning to hold mainly in-person classes this fall, but have been switching more of them to a remote format.
Parents at Lamping Elementary were notified Monday that “multiple individuals” tested positive and the campus would switch to remote learning through Aug. 27.
The Clark County School District will pay a stipend of up to $1,000 to any licensed substitute teacher who works at a school for at least 15 days during first quarter.
The State Board of Health will hold an emergency meeting at 9 a.m. Friday and members of the public can tune in via phone or Zoom video conferencing.
Lamping Elementary School will operate under distance education from Tuesday through Aug. 27 due to “multiple individuals” testing positive, Principal Robert Solomon said.
A lack of workers to look after young children in Clark County is preventing some from providing the critical service and leaving fewer slots available at others.
During a Clark County School Board meeting Thursday, some audience members were yelling and more than 10 were asked to leave or escorted out of the room by police.
A public charter school and a Clark County School District high school notified parents Wednesday of possible COVID-19 exposures on their Henderson campuses.
Teachers reported long lines at district testing sites on Tuesday, including more than 100 people at Mojave High School in North Las Vegas at the height of the rush.
Michael Kagan was supposed to have surgery Aug. 4 at MountainView Hospital to remove cancerous lymph nodes from his neck, but it was delayed due to capacity issues.