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Schools

Shorter School Year Proposed

School years could be up to 10 days shorter to avoid layoffs during a financial emergency if a new bill passes. Members of the Assembly Education Committee on Monday considered AB117, which allows districts to […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/22/2011

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Staffers At Five Schools To Reapply For Jobs

 Teachers and staff at five low-performing schools will have to reapply for their jobs as part of a reorganization plan.  Clark County School District officials say they will shake up staff at the schools, using […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/10/2011

Education Protest

Education Budget Protest Planned On The Strip

A protest is being planned on the Las Vegas Strip over cuts in education spending.

CBS Las Vegas–03/03/2011

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Speak Out On School Budget Cuts

An Assembly panel has approved a bill allowing school districts to use more money from their bonds for building new schools and improving old ones. It would thwart plans by Governor Brian Sandoval to use […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/28/2011

Elaine

Elaine Wynn “Embarrassed” Over Education Ranking

Gaming executive Elaine Wynn says she’s “extremely embarrassed” over Nevada’s bottom ranking in student achievement.  At a Legislative hearing yesterday, Wynn called on lawmakers to take action.  Wynn co-chaired a task force that presented ways […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/24/2011

KXNT Morning News Looks Into Magnet Schools

The dealine for applying to a Magnet School or Career and Technical Academy for the 2011-12 school year is approaching. KXNT Morning News looks into these schools and why they are right for your student.

01/12/2011

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