Current Education News
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.
UNLV sports and gender equity researcher Nancy Lough weighs in on the wage gap, marketing/sponsorship, and role of men and media in the sports industry.
Latinx oral history project gives grad student a way to up-end the misperceptions of the Las Vegas community he grew up in.
UNLV teaming with DRI, UNR to offer K-12 teacher trainings this summer; training at UNLV scheduled for May 28-June 1.
Education In The News
For five years in the early 1970s, I worked in the president’s office at UNLV, four years with Don Baepler and one year with Brock Dixon. Members of the Nevada Board of Regents made frequent calls to the office — nothing unusual there. They offer advice. They question policy. They call about students.
If Chicago teachers accept the pay raise they've been offered by the city's mayor and school board — a 16 percent bump over five years — they could soon be some of the highest-paid big-city teachers in the nation.
If Chicago teachers accept the pay raise they’ve been offered by the city’s mayor and school board — a 16 percent bump over five years — they could soon be some of the highest-paid big-city teachers in the nation.
If the predicted economic downturn comes to fruition, many public schools will find their already stressed budgets squeezed even more. And, as a result, many administrators will head to the bargaining table to negotiate budget cuts with teachers’ unions.
Roughly 20 percent of college students took a math course they had already completed in high school even though their K-12 assessments suggested they could take a higher-level course, according to a new study published by The Journal of Higher Education.
Although going to college offers the promise of engaging with new ideas and learning new skills, when it comes to math, the experience can sometimes be like high school all over again.