In The News: College of Education

March 25, 2019

The Clark County School District and Nevada System of Higher Education are hoping to address the 704 teacher vacancies in Clark County and the more than 1,000 statewide by expanding the Rebel Teach Program.

The Conversation
March 4, 2019

When schoolteachers in Los Angeles went on a weeklong strike in January, the head of the local teachers union described it as a “battle for the soul of public education.” When Denver public school teachers went on a three-day strike in February, they did it in the name of “schools Denver students deserve.”

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 21, 2019

Sophie Ladd used a book about love and loss to help her undergraduate UNLV students open up about their feelings after the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting. She read “The Heart and The Bottle,” by Oliver Jeffers.

February 13, 2019

Denver’s teachers union is wielding one powerful weapon in its strike against Denver Public Schools: growing membership.

The 74
January 17, 2019

Los Angeles Unified School District teachers made national headlines this week when they brought operations in the nation’s second-largest district to a screeching halt. The first work stoppage in the district in 30 years capped a nearly two-year-long negotiations process that saw very little movement on the more than 20 issues brought to the bargaining table.

LA School Report
January 11, 2019

A series of massive teacher walkouts rocked six states in 2018, drawing national attention to teacher pay and working conditions. While not all of the teachers had the same concerns — West Virginia teachers mostly wanted a pay raise, while those in Kentucky wanted to reverse a change to their pensions — the Red for Ed movement captured the public imagination and created a sense of solidarity among public school teachers.

Psychology Today
November 7, 2018

Why talk about the Holocaust? And when? 12 suggestions for how to approach it.

The 74
October 30, 2018

After years of bottom-of-the-barrel education rankings, Nevada lawmakers adopted a number of reforms in 2015, including increased funding for low-income students and English language learners, universal education savings accounts, and the creation of a statewide district to take over failing schools.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 12, 2018

Ideas are brewing for Makenzi Solis.

She wants to research new ways to help special education students learn in general education classrooms.

The Conversation
August 9, 2018

The WNBA’s growing popularity has made pay equity a hot topic in the sport, and over the course of this season, several players have drawn attention to the issue.

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 2, 2018

The middle schoolers bustled into the classroom at 8:30 a.m.

KSNV-TV: News 3
July 2, 2018

Students inside Somerset Academy in North Las Vegas sat inside the classroom on a hot Thursday morning.