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Amelia Pak-Harvey

Final impact of CCSD budget deficit extends beyond jobs lost

Through most of 2017, the size of the deficit and its impact on jobs were moving targets. Now that the School Board closed the roughly $62 million hole, it’s simply a sad chapter that further eroded trust in Nevada’s education system.

Drama envelops Teachers Health Trust in Clark County

Lawsuits, buyouts, silence leave future of embattled health-care provider for Clark County School District teachers and other staff in doubt.

This Thanksgiving, don’t leave student aid money on the table

New ad campaign encourages students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA, to see if they qualify for federal college aid. Millions don’t, missing out on billions of dollars.

New state rule for retroactive diplomas gives former student hope

Charley Thomas is one of nearly 7,000 Clark County School District students petitioning to receive the diploma they were denied years ago, after a shift in graduation requirement prompted a new ruling from the state Department of Education.

CCSD’s next superintendent could be one of these locals

While the Clark County School District is launching a national search for a successor to retiring superintendent, locals who may be jockeying for the position are already generating considerable discussion.

School health workers leaped into fray of Las Vegas shooting

After Sunday’s shooting on the Strip, up to 200 school psychologists, nurses, counselors and social workers responded to a request for assistance from local authorities. For some, the experience was “very raw … very emotional.”

Skorkowsky shook off shackles in announcing his departure

Clark County School District superintendent’s surprise announcement that he will step down at the end of June 2018 included signals that he intends to take some of those he considers trouble-makers with him.

CCSD reorganization arrives, but what’s really changed?

It’s been a tumultuous two years since the Nevada Legislature approved a bill to reorganize the Clark County School District. For now, at least, we can be optimistic that it will lead to true change.