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Shelbie Lynn Swartz

Shelbie Lynn Swartz

Shelbie Lynn Swartz is a Clark County School District alumnus, and a communications professional supporting No Racism in Schools #1865

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Opponents of CCSD anti-racism policy show why it’s needed

By: and - June 28, 2021

Racial slurs. Homophobia. Fatphobia. Ableism.  All were permitted from attendees of the most recent Clark County School Board meeting.  On the agenda was an item that ought not to have been contentious: Creating an anti-racism policy for the school district that will both educate students on what it means to be anti-racist, and protect our […]

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It’s time for CCSD to rethink ‘health’

By: - February 25, 2021

Monday kicked off National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, an annual opportunity to educate the public on disordered eating and providing resources to those who may be struggling. As a survivor of an eating disorder, this week has a special place in my heart, and I understand how important providing these resources can be to the […]

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Superintendent Jara: Don’t politically profit off of student suicide 

By: and - January 28, 2021

This week, the New York Times published a piece, Surge of Student Suicides Pushes Las Vegas Schools to Reopen, detailing the heartbreaking young lives lost this year, as students have battled both the everyday stresses of school and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As a current Clark County School District teacher and an alumnus of the […]