Nevada’s public records law calls on state government entities to turn over information that isn’t exempted. With requests involving the Clark County School District, that’s often not how it works.
Amelia Pak-Harvey’s On Education column appears every other Saturday.
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Almost any way you measure it, the state ranks among the worst in the U.S. in terms of delivering a quality education. And underlying problems like poverty and a lack of English proficiency make it hard to move the needle.
The Clark County School District’s problem with improper sexual relationships between staff and students has been prominent over the past year, so where were the parents when it rolled out its new social media policy?
Reader survey after Broken Trust series shines lights on thoughts from two camps caught in the crossfire.
Decades after Terri Miller heard that a Pahrump high school teacher was having sex with one of his students, her quest to stamp out the persistent problem continues.
As Nevada grapples with how to tax recreational marijuana, a key question lingers: Will that revenue even make a dent in the state’s education funding?
This week, I put myself in the shoes of roughly 150,000 students across the Clark County School District: I took part of the Smarter Balanced test. And it was an unnerving trip back to eighth grade.
By the time police arrested Henderson teacher Jeffrey Schultz for alleged indecency toward a student on Tuesday he had already been the subject of two disciplinary investigations — including one at a previous school.
Elected school boards vs. appointed — it’s a debate that’s about to play out in the Nevada Legislature, where a new bill seeks to change the makeup of boards for Clark and Washoe counties.
The Clark County School District has a $2 billion budget — and no chief financial officer to manage it. With a reorganization looming, the next head honcho of finances faces a gigantic task overseeing the nation’s fifth-largest district.
Emmanuel Berrelleza is one of two Nevada students selected for the national youth Senate program, and will travel next month to Washington, D.C., where he’ll meet President Donald Trump.
An FBI raid and news that the Celerity Educational Group was under federal investigation added to the controversy around the Nevada’s Achievement School District.
There are many terms used to describe Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination for Secretary of Education.
The school district and fellow trustees face an odd dilemma in addressing behavioral issues with Trustee Kevin Child, one of the district’s top seven bosses.
Watching Clark County School District Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky confront the school board last week was like tuning into a soap opera.