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Engineering A Love For Science In Kids

Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.

09/08/2014

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Former Performer Found His True Calling As A Las Vegas Principal

After a 25-year career as a performer, John Heffron decided his passion was in education, and now leads 15 classroom teachers, six specialists and about 250 students at Henderson International School.

09/08/2014

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Vice President Biden Leads Initiative On Job-Training Programs

More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

09/08/2014

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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.

09/08/2014

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Las Vegas Staff Sergeant Urges Veterans To Pursue Higher Education

As veterans’ coordinator for Vegas PBS and Staff Sergeant in the National Guard, Annie Emprima-Martin sees the opportunities available to our country’s veterans and advocates their pursuit of advanced degrees.

09/08/2014

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Businessman Believes A Tech Degree Can Advance Your Career In Las Vegas

After working in the construction industry as an executive for 22 years, Gary Siroky became president of INVIEW labs, a Las Vegas-based technology development company.

09/08/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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North End Of Las Vegas Strip Offers Growing Employment Opportunities

With revitalization comes employment. The north end of the Las Vegas Strip is thriving with the opening of SLS Las Vegas and the planning of several high-end resorts.

09/02/2014

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Las Vegas Hospitality Executive Uses Degree To Create International School Of Hospitality

Timothy M. Lam, founding member and executive director of the International School of Hospitality, discusses his passion for the hospitality industry and his belief in the power of higher education to open doors in the field.

09/02/2014

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Las Vegas Nurse Founds Nevada Nicotine Dependence Treatment Program

Las Vegas nurse, professor and founder of the Nevada Tobacco Users’ Helpline, Dr. Elizabeth Fildes is passionate about the nursing profession and helping people in their struggle to quit smoking.

09/02/2014

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