School board approves new superintendent's contract in split vote

Jackie Valley
May 18th, 2018 - 2:00am
The Clark County School District’s incoming superintendent, Jesus Jara, will receive a $320,000 annual salary and up to $10,000 to defray moving costs.Those are some of the terms laid out in a three-year employment agreement approved Thursday by a divided School Board of Trustees, solidifying Jara’s hire with the nation’s fifth-largest district.
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The homegrown superintendent: A look at Pat Skorkowsky's education career in Southern Nevada

Jackie Valley
April 22nd, 2018 - 2:10am
The suit-clad visitor stood by the Orr Middle School garden when the bell sounded, transforming the peaceful sidewalk into a sea of teenagers. Students’ chatter and laughter filled the air as they trudged toward their second class of the day. Some grabbed breakfast items along the way, and most completely ignored the man beside their principal who was watching the hustle and bustle unfold.
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