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Program gives students an inside look at working in a hospital — long before med school
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Equipped with confidence from all of her training, Erin Lagman decided to switch plans at the end of high school and become a pharmacist ...
A year in, eyeing school district’s progress on long-term goals
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
Last year Skorkowsky, with the support of the Clark County School Board, unveiled five-year goals in six areas to improve the district, which routinely ranks at the bottom of the nation in education. The first-year results announced today were ...
Caucus launches effort to lift impoverished black students in CCSD
Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
There are 32,371 black students in the Clark County School District on free and reduced-price lunch plans, and they represent an invisible student population. These students make up about ...
Kindergarten today: It’s no longer as easy as ABC
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
The kindergartners walk into Raeleen Martinez’s classroom and begin digging through their superhero and princess backpacks for their reading booklets. Martinez’s sing-song voice and perpetual smile welcome them to her class at Martinez Elementary School and get them started on their first activity, reading the booklet, “I Like Salad.” She tells them to read the words they know. The boys and girls seated at their group tables know ...
Company’s water conservation contest offers cash prizes for students
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Las Vegas K-12 students have a chance to turn ideas about water conservation into cash, courtesy of ...
Search for next UNLV president raises red flag for one regent
Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
The chairman of UNLV’s president search committee raised questions about the selection process after a candidate who had been rejected was resurrected among the final ...
3 finalists named for UNLV president
Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
The number of candidates for UNLV president has been narrowed to three. The candidates were announced today during a meeting of the UNLV Board of Regents and Presidential Search Committee. The finalists are ...
You’re not a kid anymore: Program uses role play to teach students about finance
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
What's the best way teach kids the value of a dollar? In the Capital One Junior Achievement Finance Park program, the answer is to bring them face-to-face with the monetary decisions their parents face on a ...
Philanthropist’s $12M gift to boost special education programs at UNLV
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
When longtime UNLV supporter Kitty Rodman died in February, she had one more gift waiting for the university. UNLV officials announced today that Rodman had willed a $12 million grant to ...
Las Vegas homeless program for youths offers graduates more than a diploma
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
For young adults like Angelo Kelley, the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth offers a pathway out of a life on the street and opportunities to ...

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Photos: Free Ben & Jerry's ice cream served by L.V. celebs warms the soul
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
For one hour, BMX professional Ricardo Laguna and a cast of Revolver dancers scooped ice cream cones in virtual anonymity on Tuesday at ...