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Back To School

CCSD ready to tackle new school year


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Nev. Gets 1-Year Pass On School Standards

Nevada schools are getting another year-long exemption from the tough requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.


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Date For Rezoning Decision Set

(Las Vegas, NV — Clark County School District trustees hold a public meeting on February 22nd to make a final decision on rezoning.


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Arizona Bill Would Allow Schools To Put Students In Solitary Confinement Rooms

House lawmakers are reviewing the legality of solitary confinement rooms for school children.


File photo of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Arpaio Launches Armed Volunteer Patrols Outside Schools

The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix has launched a plan to have as many as 500 armed volunteers patrol areas just outside schools in an effort to guard against shootings like month’s attack at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 people dead.


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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.


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School Bond Issue Goes On November Ballot

Clark County voters will decide whether to pay more in property taxes to help upgrade local schools.


New Year's Eve Fireworks At CityCenter In Las Vegas

Closures for 2012

The New Year’s holiday is upon us, and all federal and state offices will be closed today and Monday.

CBS Las Vegas–12/30/2011

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Nevada Students Improve in Reading And Math

An annual education report says Nevada public school students are doing better in math and reading, but are still lagging behind their national counterparts.

CBS Las Vegas–11/02/2011

Hispanics Now Largest Student Group

The state Department of Education says during the last school year, nearly 39% of students were Hispanic, edging out white students by just one-tenth of a point.

CBS Las Vegas–08/16/2011



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