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Jun 30, 2015

The $10 million that state lawmakers approved to help recruit new teachers may not arrive in Clark County School District coffers for several more weeks.


Jun 30, 2015

When state lawmakers wanted ideas about how to improve the state’s community colleges last year, the Nevada System of Higher Education hired a Colorado-based think tank to scrutinize the four schools.


Jun 30, 2015

When state lawmakers wanted ideas about how to improve the state’s community colleges last year, the Nevada System of Higher Education hired a Colorado-based think tank to scrutinize the four schools.


Jun 30, 2015

Harry Reid had quite the threefer last week. He managed to politicize a national tragedy, allege racism where it doesn’t exist and punch Nevada’s largest university in the mouth, all at the same time.


Jun 29, 2015

It’s the last thing you want to hear before heading off for a relaxing afternoon poolside, but here goes:

Don’t think of it as swimming. Think of it as taking a bath with a few hundred strangers.


Jun 29, 2015

Part of the so-called “New Nevada” will be born Wednesday when laws affecting education and veterans — as well as provisions that will pump an estimated $18 billion into state agencies during the next two fiscal years — become effective.


Jun 29, 2015

The Dawson-UNLV Honors College Bound Program hosted 38 high-achieving students who will be high school freshmen in the fall for a program June 17 and 18 that allowed them to experience working on high-tech equipment in the areas of robotics, drones, biomechanics, graphic design, library science and anthropology.


Jun 29, 2015

Economic growth in Nevada is accelerating faster than the U.S., economic analysts at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Business and Economic Research, said Thursday, but housing remains tight and the state trails woefully in advanced industry.


Jun 29, 2015

The $10 million that state lawmakers approved to help recruit new teachers may not arrive in Clark County School District coffers for several more weeks.


Jun 26, 2015

Professionals are switching careers to help fill 2,600 open teaching positions in Las Vegas. Rebel Academy gives them realistic practice before entering the classroom.


Jun 26, 2015

It's hard for most people to imagine leaving a high-paying job to become a teacher, but plenty of people are doing it, and the Clark County School District is benefiting from it.


Jun 26, 2015

Two months ago, Chris Wood gambled by leaving UNLV early to enter the NBA draft.


Jun 26, 2015

Economic growth in Nevada is accelerating faster than the U.S., economic analysts at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Business and Economic Research, said Thursday, but housing remains tight and the state trails woefully in advanced industry.


Jun 26, 2015

Economic growth in Nevada is accelerating faster than the U.S., economic analysts at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Business and Economic Research, said Thursday, but housing remains tight and the state trails woefully in advanced industry.