Schools

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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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School Times Changing

More than a hundred Clark County schools would see different bell times under a proposal to be considered next week.

CBS Las Vegas–04/01/2011

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

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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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