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Here are the neighborhoods hit hardest by CCSD’s teacher shortage

This week Clark County School District began its new school year with approximately 750 teacher vacancies. In a district comprised of 360 schools, the...
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Teachers union warns school board: ‘We will keep our promises’ to strike

Clark County School District teachers will report to their classrooms on Monday for the first day of school, but its union says movement toward...
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Remember that threatened CCSD teacher strike? It could still happen.

The new school year is scheduled to begin Monday. Students have begun bemoaning the end of summer. Parents are back-to-school shopping. And teachers officially...
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Charter school board reshuffling begins with surprise news for chair

The makeup of the state's charter school board will soon be changing, with more than half of the current members expected to be replaced...
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New rules will aim to make charter schools more inclusive

The remains of a failed proposal to put a moratorium on new charter schools may still bring notable changes to the number and types...

Tax hike dominates joint meeting of county commission, school board

A historic joint meeting of the Clark County Commission and the Clark County School District Board Thursday night yielded a wish-list of programs worth...
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Cortez Masto schools Fed chair on value of a trade education

Nevada U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto on Friday challenged the Federal Reserve chairman for perpetuating a “false narrative” that higher education is the only...
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Cow shot three times at UNR slaughterhouse prompts action by USDA

Killing cows is no big deal in Nevada, where beef and cattle ranching is the top agricultural industry. But in March, when it took three...

Charter schools excluded from controversial funding boost

Was it intentional?That’s the question circling the charter school community in the aftermath of the passage of an education funding bill that provides additional...
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Cortez Masto wants to shrink schools’ carbon footprints

WASHINGTON -- Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D) introduced legislation Tuesday that seeks to upgrade infrastructure and reduce emissions at public schools.Her bill,...

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