The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents will hear presentations Thursday about each school’s reopening plan but isn’t slated to take action.
A middle school is being built in the Mountain’s Edge area of southwest Las Vegas, and an elementary school is under construction in Henderson.
The Clark County School District is recommending a distance learning start to the 2020-21 school year ahead of the School Board meeting Tuesday.
Some Nevada families dissatisfied with the school options available to them this fall are turning instead to microschool options.
For 10 years, CPS documented a chaotic home life for the boy, who died in a one-bedroom apartment where 13 children lived. His father is charged with murder. Aaron’s body was found under plastic and rocks in the desert.
The university formed the 12-member task force — which includes students and employees — in early June in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody.
Many teachers say CCSD should follow the example of big public school districts in California and adopt an online-only start to the year.
Many private schools are planning to have students return full time to campuses in August and say they are receiving an influx of inquiries from public school parents.
With schools around the country preparing to start remotely in the fall, the possibility of a full-time return to distance learning is looming over Clark County schools.
Trustees Linda Cavazos, Danielle Ford and Linda Young requested the meeting, meeting the threshold for calling such a session, according to School Board President Lola Brooks.
Both used strong language in criticizing Jesus Jara, saying he that he had misrepresented the district’s role in the legislation in multiple public forums last week.
The Clark County School District has received approval from the Nevada Department of Education to delay the start of the school year for students to Aug. 24, Superintendent Jesus Jara said in a town hall Monday.
The requirement is for all students for the second summer session, which began Monday, and the fall semester. Students will be quizzed on the material, the university says.
The Nevada System of Higher Education committee will interview each finalist and may make a hiring recommendation.