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Former Nevada ITT students to get $6.2 million in debt relief

Former Nevada students of the bankrupt ITT Technical Institute will get $6.2 million in debt relief under a national $330 million judgment announced Thursday.Nevada...
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School funding, a bipartisan absence of courage, and the CCEA

As Government teachers, we know how the system works. And as members of the Clark County Education Association (CCEA), it is our goal to...

Distance learning has multiple cracks, and students are falling through them

As the Clark County School District wraps up its second week of instruction, at least 39,574 students lack a Chromebook or device that allows...
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Guinn report examines rural school strengths, challenges

In Nevada, one out of every eleven students attends school in a rural school district, and while rural education in the state comes with...
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With childcare and education strained, burden on working women deepens

Like parents across Nevada, Grecia found herself attempting to work from home and watch her young child after schools were shutdown in mid-March.She tried...
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Public-private arrangement incentivizes students to leave CCSD

The City of North Las Vegas is using federal coronavirus relief money to incentivize students to unenroll from Clark County School District and participate...

School has been a lifeline for homeless youth. Now what?

For youth experiencing homelessness, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth executive director Arash Ghafoori described the classroom as a last refuge. Schools can provide a safety...

The curious case of Superintendent Jara

I first met Clark County School District Superintendant Jesus Jara when he unleashed a firestorm. In the summer of 2019 he announced, via video,...
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Low-income students will be left behind again, groups warn

Low-income communities along with Black and brown students are most at risk of falling behind as the Clark County School District moves education online...
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Here’s what passed (and what failed) at the special session

Nevada’s 31st Special Session ended with a whimper Sunday as legislators resignedly finished the process of slashing hundreds of millions of dollars from health...

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