CIS of Nevada names Debbie Palacios, accomplished education leader and a former director with CCSD, Southern Nevada Executive Director
Superintendent Jara, others, offer congratulations to Palacios and recognize retiring Southern Nevada executive director, Cheri Ward, for her decade of service to the nonprofit. Tami Hance-Lehr, CEO and State Director for Communities In Schools of Nevada (CIS), announces the appointment of Debbie... Learn More
For students receiving case management, the organization’s most intensive intervention, the figure is 6 percent higher than statewide average; model shown to significantly close opportunity gaps for students living in poverty and students of color
Each week, News 3 is proud to bring you a new segment called “Superhero Thursday.” Not all superheroes wear capes, but they can make a difference.
They’ll recognize a site coordinator doing whatever it takes to help students achieve their full potential, and this week we recognize Co... Learn More
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The organizers of an initiative to improve Nevada students’ access to distance learning said Tuesday that all state students now have access to a computer and internet at home.
Connecting Kids Nevada — a public-private partnership between dozens of commu... Learn More
Many of the 320,000 students in the Clark County School District rely on their schools for more than learning.
Nearly two-thirds of the district’s students qualify for free or reduced meals in the school cafeteria. And nonprofit groups typically deliver their services on campus.
S... Learn More
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Bridging the Divide is a 13 Action News series that discusses race and equality in Las Vegas.
In this community discussion, we address inequality in education. How race, class and gender still impact how students are treated.
The full special can be seen .<... Learn More
When Maria Ruiz learned a student’s mother had been laid off and food was running low in the household, she knew one thing might cheer him up — hot Takis.
So Ruiz, a site coordinator for Communities In Schools in Elko, stopped at a gas station for the spicy snack and scrawled a ha... Learn More
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