CCSD leaders have removed three principals at underperforming middle schools participating in a new “innovative schools” program after they failed to improve academic performance.
Amelia covers K-12 education for the Review-Journal, where she came after covering education for two years at the Lowell Sun in Lowell, Massachusetts. She is a Boston University graduate with degrees in political science and journalism, and her awards include first place in education reporting from the New England Newspaper and Press Association. She’s a proud North Carolina native.
The state’s Commission on School Funding met for the first time on Friday, the first of many steps toward revamping Nevada’s 52-year-old education funding formula.
The contract, similar to the one sealed with teachers this month and offered to other employee groups, also includes a 4 percent increase in health care contributions for each year of the contract.
Three Nevada schools were recognized on Thursday as national Blue Ribbon schools.
If you want to understand the stories behind the numbers, you have to look at poverty, racism, inadequate funding, poor leadership and more.
Students across the Las Vegas Valley walked out of classes Friday to demand action to end climate change and preserve the world for their futures.
The online Nevada Connections Academy charter school will shutter its elementary grades at the end of this school year after rating poorly in state rankings.
The U.S. Department of Education championed school choice in its latest stop in Nevada on Wednesday.
The demonstrations, part of a global protest, are aimed at highlighting the threat of climate change three days before the U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York City.
Clark County School District officials touted successes in the state’s new star ratings on Monday, celebrating its highest-performing schools and those that improved most.
The state rates schools from one to five stars based on factors including proficiency rates in English and math, graduation rates, student academic growth and chronic absenteeism.
Dottie Frank, secretary to the principal at the rural school near Creech Air Force Base, says family-like atmosphere keeps her coming back for more.
The two-year contract, which includes a 3 percent raise and a 4 percent increase in monthly health care contributions, averted a threatened teachers strike.
The Clark County School District has reached a tentative two-year agreement with the support staff union, a deal that largely mirrors the one given to teachers.