he new terms would give Jara the equivalent of six months of pay — nearly $200,000 — and exclude any payouts for unused sick leave and vacation time roughly worth an additional $100,000.
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In this week's Indy Education newsletter, read about how kindergartners and first graders at Minden Elementary School spread kindness through projects benefits a North Carolina school and Renown Children's Hospital.
A proposal to appoint a new superintendent for the nation’s fifth-largest school district without a comprehensive search and public interviews has sparked outrage among educators, a top lawmaker and community members.
Jara said his resignation was contingent on the board approving a contract amendment that would grant him a severance package that includes a year’s worth of salary, about $400,000, and other benefits.
The program trains students on how to spot the warning signs of suicide, how to effectively communicate with a peer in distress and how to refer them to a trusted adult or resource where they can get the support they need.
Schools on the outside looking in have struggled to kickstart average-to-moribund programs, as even stalwart programs have struggled to keep pace with the transfer portal. In this new world — where will Nevada’s programs fall?
The Clark County School District released body camera footage from last February late Thursday evening showing school police officers using force against Black students, after a court order compelled its release.
In this week's Indy Education newsletter, learn about a Reno high school that's developing an academy that will take learning outdoor. Plus, a proposed policy by the Clark County School Board is coming under fire.
At an all-hands employee meeting last week, UNLV President Keith Whitfield struck a balance — at once acknowledging the scope and scale of the tragedy, but also saying plainly that the university would need to “remain focused on our core operations.”
The future of a proposed regulation on high school start times is unclear as the State Board of Education has yet to hear back on a draft of the proposal it sent to legislative attorneys about three months ago.