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Academic slide hitting students of color hardest, new CCSD data shows

Students of color are seeing a disproportionately negative impact on their academic grades as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and school closures, according...
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Councilwoman hopes to make pandemic ‘microschool’ program permanent

A public-private partnership launched to offer parents an alternative to Clark County School District’s virtual learning format may stick around even after the district...
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Nevada to receive $477 million in relief funding to help K-12 schools reopen

The push to return students to physical classrooms has received a boost from the federal government.Nevada is set to receive $477 million in pandemic...
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UNLV lauded for outreach to students from under-resourced backgrounds

Higher education is often touted as one of the surest paths to a better, more secure life in the middle class. But how many...
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6 in 10 Nevadans with student loans can’t make payments, survey says

Stacey Shadoff found herself unemployed after the Dress Barn, where she worked part-time as an assistant manager, closed down toward the end of December...
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Nevada charter schools got millions in PPP loans

As state budget cuts have strained the public education system, Nevada’s publicly financed charter schools have been able to shore up operations with millions...

Communication and truth: An evaluation of an evaluation

Clark County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara had a performance evaluation on Tuesday. The next day, he ignored it.Headlines after last week’s meeting conveyed...
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Charter schools grow, but fall short of diversity targets set by Legislature

Charter schools essentially make up the third largest school district in Nevada and they are steadily gaining ground toward being the second largest.According to...

Covid Class of 2020: Grad rate declined, disparities increased

Since the pandemic began, educators and advocates have worried about a “covid slide” wherein students would suffer academically because of time away from the...
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Seat shuffling at Board of Education as Wynn departs, Newburn appointed

Mark Newburn may have lost his re-election bid, but he will still serve on the Nevada Board of Education.Gov. Steve Sisolak announced the appointment...

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