The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents will hear presentations Thursday about each school’s reopening plan but isn’t slated to take action.
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 middle school is being built in the Mountain’s Edge area of southwest Las Vegas, and an elementary school is under construction in Henderson.
The university formed the 12-member task force — which includes students and employees — in early June in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody.
Many private schools are planning to have students return full time to campuses in August and say they are receiving an influx of inquiries from public school parents.
The requirement is for all students for the second summer session, which began Monday, and the fall semester. Students will be quizzed on the material, the university says.
The consolidated force now overseeing security at UNLV, the College of Southern Nevada, the Desert Research Institute and Nevada State College expects to have boards in place by fall.
American Preparatory Academy Las Vegas is being sued by its parent company, American Preparatory Schools, after ending a management deal with the for-profit Utah company.
The funding — part of the federal coronavirus relief act — will allow UNLV’s Cares Food Pantry to buy food, equipment and implement a new online ordering system.
Free testing will be available on at four schools in east Las Vegas this month as part of county’s strategy to slow spread of virus in Latino community.
A trust task force in March developed a four-step program for testing and risk management for CCSD employees. But so far it lacks funding to implement it.
The reopening plan for the upcoming school year resembles Clark County’s proposal in some ways but calls for elementary school students to attend classes full time.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday that students with an F-1 academic visa or M-1 vocational visa can’t take online-only classes during the fall semester.
Earlier this month, 14 graduates from St. George’s University arrived in Nevada — 11 of whom are in the Las Vegas Valley — to start their residency.
Nitia Hall filed the lawsuit June 25 in Clark County District Court. Her child, who has an intellectual disability, went missing in 2018 from Fremont Middle School in Las Vegas.
The CCSD board of trustees voted June 25 to award an approximately $25.7 million construction contract to Roche Constructors for a school near Chapata Drive and Casady Hollow Avenue.