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Raiders give Super Bowl LVI tickets to Las Vegas principal

The Raiders selected the elementary school principal to reward him for stepping in as a substitute teacher and doing janitorial work, among other things, during the pandemic.

 
$4M in scholarships available, mostly for Clark County students

Awards through the Public Education Foundation’s Scholarships Plus program range from $250 to $20,000 per year. High school seniors, college students can apply through Jan. 31.

UNR President Sandoval defends in-person classes amid surge

University of Nevada, Reno President Brian Sandoval is defending his decision to begin the spring semester with mostly in-person classes in the face of a surge in COVID-19 cases.

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CCSD students, staff return to schools as ‘pause’ ends

Clark County School District campuses reopen Wednesday with more than 1,000 employees cleared to return to work following a “pause” caused by a COVID-19-related staffing shortage.

 
Have a ‘Big Idea’ to improve education in Nevada? $500K could be yours

The Andre Agassi Foundation for Education and the Engelstad Foundation will give winners of a three-phased contest up to $500,000 to solve one question: “Who has an idea for improving Nevada’s educational landscape?”

 
Health officials say CCSD ‘pause’ will help district recover

The Clark County School District’s five-day pause, which includes two canceled school days, began Friday due to “extreme staffing shortages” spurred by a surge of COVID-19 cases.

 
CCSD adjusts times for 2022-23 school year to improve busing

The Clark County School District announced Friday it will change start and end times at more than half of its campuses next school year. Most are an adjustment of less than 30 minutes.

Nevada to reap $1.05M in settlement over predatory student loans

A major student loan collecting company agreed to cancel $1.7 billion in debt and pay over $140 million in other penalties to settle allegations of abusive lending practices.

 
CCSD plans to use COVID-19 ‘test to stay’ strategy

The Clark County School District is looking to implement the program when in-person classes resume Wednesday after a “five-day pause” spurred by staffing shortages.

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