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December 20, 2018

Nevada Charter School Principal Wins 'Oscars Of Teaching' Award

Wendy Shirey, principal of Pinecrest Academy Horizon in Henderson, Nev., was awarded the $25,000 cash prize, which is known as the "Oscars of Teaching."

September 02, 2016

Nevada Board of Education Green Lights Clark County Schools Plan

The plan to reshape Nevada's Clark County school district—the country's fifth-largest school system—will give principals more autonomy and shrink the central office.

July 26, 2016

San Francisco Superintendent Among Finalists for Top Job in Houston

San Francisco district chief Richard Carranza is the leading contender for the top job in Houston, the nation's seventh-largest school system, according to reports.

July 13, 2015

Nevada's Clark County Hopes to Lure Retired Educators Back to Teaching

The nation's fifth-largest school district, which started the year searching for about 2,600 teachers, is turning to retirees to fill critical positions in elementary schools.

June 12, 2015

More States Are Creating Turnaround School Districts

Louisiana's Recovery School District is proving to be a model for many state governors who are intent on turning around struggling schools.

April 10, 2015

Interested in Teaching? Nevada's Clark County School District Really Wants You

After years of a perennial teacher shortage, Nevada's largest school district is undertaking a massive campaign to recruit more than 2,000 teachers in time for the 2015-16 school year.

March 31, 2015

Nevada Bill Could Break Up Clark County, Nev., District Into Smaller Ones

In his State of the State address earlier this year, Gov. Brian Sandoval said he supported breaking up large county school districts and consolidating smaller ones.

March 30, 2015

Effective Principals to Get Their Own 'Franchise' Schools in Las Vegas Pilot

In Clark County, Nev., two principals with a record of success will run a second school as part of a "franchise," to share best practices and develop a leadership pipeline.

March 05, 2015

Nevada Bond Rollover Allows Districts to Address Overcrowding

The fast-growing Clark County district, which includes Las Vegas, has seven "shovel-ready" projects on tap, with 12 school scheduled to open in 2017 and plans to make additions to 40 other schools.

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