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Las Vegas Girl Viciously Attacked At Bus Stop Speaks Out

Posted 12.12.2012 | Education

School police in Las Vegas are investigating an attack on a 12-year-old girl that was recorded and posted on Facebook. The incident occurred Friday...

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Chronic Absenteeism Hurts Millions Of Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.17.2012 | Education

Danet Robaina-Cline, an attendance counselor at Chaparral High, considers her school lucky. Like other schools in Las Vegas, a city reeling from th...

Principal: Errors Ranked Nevada School Too Highly On 'Best High Schools' List

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 07.08.2012 | Education

LAS VEGAS — A principal says his suburban high school outside Las Vegas is great, but probably shouldn't win the title of 13th best in the natio...

Justin Bieber Stages Concert At Las Vegas Elementary School For Underserved Students

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 02.15.2012 | Education

LAS VEGAS — Fifth-grader Jolie Leach says she "was gonna explode" with excitement when Justin Bieber performed a concert at her Las Vegas school...

Vegas Getting 'Em While They're Young

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | Education

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas-area school administrators are enlisting volunteers for a push to find and encourage students to return to the classroom in a d...

When No Child Left Behind Doesn't Work, This Might

Las Vegas Review-Journal | Trevon Milliard | Posted 10.29.2011 | Education

Orr Middle School Principal George Leavens isn't surprised that only half his students tested at grade level in math and reading last school year. ...

Vegas School With 85 Percent Homeless Rate Gives Kids Clothes, Food

Posted 08.13.2011 | Education

When Sherrie Gahn became the principal of Whitney Elementary in Las Vegas, she was shocked to see students eating ketchup packets. When she realized i...

Las Vegas High Schooler Wins Honda Fit For Good Grades

AP | Posted 08.10.2011 | Education

LAS VEGAS — A Las Vegas high school senior has won a new car for having good grades and no unexcused absences. Clark County school officials sa...

Las Vegas Snow Sets Record At 3.6 Inches

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LAS VEGAS — Flights resumed in and out of Las Vegas, but schools and highways were closed Thursday after a record-setting snowfall coated marque...