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Audrey James was one of the few African Americans in UNLV's earliest classes. Today, the centenarian is still spreading the message that education is a priority.
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Tiffany Tyler-Garner works to fight dropout rate among students, foster training and rehabilitation for Nevada employees.
If the problem of redundant math can be solved, then college just might become a little cheaper and quicker.
Medical school class president combines education and science degrees as he prepares for emergency medicine.
Through a nonprofit she founded, alumna Erica Mosca helps low-income high school students get to — and then succeed — in college.
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Community colleges and nonselective universities that enroll everyone are at a crossroads.
Conduct pay audits routinely. Inequities can be addressed more easily when they are small. Over time, salary issues tend to grow when no audit is done to create awareness of inequities. Equal pay is mandated by federal law for equal work. This also means stop justifying discrimination. The U.S. Soccer Federation is the most visible example of this: Instead of addressing the pay inequity, they hired two lobbying firms to advocate for their position. This money could have been spent on addressing the pay inequity issue.
Violence, guns on campus, suicides, these are realities at many of our schools.
Teen suicide is rising in Nevada and mental health care in the state is ranked the lowest in the country.
Classes in Chicago’s public schools were canceled on Oct. 17 when more than 25,000 teachers went on strike, in what they called a fight for “justice and equity” for their students.
This year kicked off with a teacher’s strike in the nation’s second-largest school district, and as the end of 2019 nears, teachers in the third-largest district still haven't reached an agreement with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson.