Kenneth J. Varner In The News

Profile: Kenneth J. Varner

June 3, 2021
Critical race theory (CRT), a methodology that recognizes how systemic racism has shaped American history, is under fire from state leaders and parents for its role in the K-12 educational system. Here's what parents should know about this important topic.
February 15, 2021
Laurents Bañuelos-Benitez can count on one hand how many teachers of color he had while growing up in east Las Vegas.
June 5, 2020
In the wake of millions of people taking to the streets to protest police brutality against black Americans — the most recent example of which involved the killing of George Floyd — and demand racial justice, white parents raising white children want to know how they can encourage the next generation to do better. The key: teaching anti-racism. As activist, scholar and writer Angela Davis has stated, “In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.”
April 22, 2020
UNLV’s College of Education is providing story time videos for children online.
April 21, 2020
UNLV has created a "story time" resource for children and families amid the coronavirus outbreak.