Magdalena Martinez In The News

Profile: Magdalena Martinez

November 30, 2016
Last year, before Anthony Boccia joined the teaching staff at Valley High School, his students spent hours in a windowless room in the company of John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Overseen by a long-term substitute teacher, the group of eight children, who are mostly non-verbal and physically and intellectually disabled, watched Grease and a drawer-full of other well-worn VHS tapes, often from the first bell to the last.
September 19, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s sweeping plan to make college more affordable — sparing 88 percent of Nevada families from paying tuition at in-state, public institutions — has been received with a mix of praise and skepticism from higher education insiders.
March 2, 2016
The Legislature took a significant step in 2015 in passing Assembly Bill 394, to reform and dramatically improve the beleaguered Clark County School District, the nation’s fifth-largest.
February 4, 2016
Goodbye, deconsolidation. Hello, decentralization.