Henderson ‘turnaround’ school gets partner to address off-campus issues

This spring, Taylor Elementary became a “turnaround” school, meaning the district is boosting support and providing new leadership in an effort to turn the academic tide. The school also is getting assistance from the national nonprofit Communities in Schools, which provides a one-stop shop to h... Learn More

Las Vegas group on a mission to fight poverty, keep kids in school

For many children in Las Vegas, the recession isn’t over. Not even close. Some are homeless, some will have their only meals at school, some are the primary caregivers for their siblings. They face economic and social problems that haven’t been cured by the recovery — wage stagnation, underemp... Learn More

Crank It Up!

Our friends at Hard Rock Cafe are supporting CIS of Nevada this month with an instrument drive  and fundraiser to support our students as well as music programs across the valley!   Throughout the month, both Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas locations will encourage locals to stop by to donate a new ... Learn More

Hey Kids! Comics!

IDW Publishing, San Diego-based publisher of many licensed comic books such as ANGRY BIRDS, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURLES, MY LITTLE PONY and POPEYE, sent our elementary schools an amazing gift of 250 comic books for our Site Coordinators to give out as incentives to students doing well. Here are just... Learn More