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Hardesty seeks top higher education role, asks for legal clarity on whether a judge can take position

March 27th, 2020 - 10:24am
Although applicants for the chancellor position are still considered confidential at this point, Hardesty’s application for the position became public in motions filed by his attorney and attorneys for the higher education system last week seeking an expedited ruling on whether or not a constitutional prohibition on sitting justices taking another office during their term.

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Long-awaited school funding lawsuit against Nevada follows similar action in other states

March 5th, 2020 - 2:00am
The education advocates behind a lawsuit filed Wednesday that challenges Nevada’s school finance system say it was years in the making — and could take years to resolve.The acknowledgement underscores what for many in the education realm is a frustrating reality: When it comes to large structural or financial changes, progress moves at glacial speeds.


Why a Las Vegas charter school made a pledge to parents and bought two yellow school buses

March 1st, 2020 - 2:00am
Just after 6:30 a.m. on a recent Wednesday morning, a yellow school bus bearing “NV PREP” vanity plates chugged out of a parking lot in central Las Vegas. The bus made a left on Pacific Street and began its roughly 8-mile trek to Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School in the northeast valley. But rather than drop off students at this traditional public school, the bus picked up nearly 50 students waiting on nearby Bledsoe Lane.

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UNLV announces $9 million donation to spur development of tribal gaming programs in hospitality, law schools

February 21st, 2020 - 1:16pm
UNLV administrators announced Friday a $9 million donation from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, a Southern-California-based tribe that operates a large casino near San Bernardino, meant to spur the development of a number of new tribal gaming programs at the university’s Harrah College of Hospitality and Boyd School of Law.



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