The Clark County School District will present its budget for the 2013-14 school year to the Clark County Board of School Trustees at today’s special board meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Edward A. Greer Education Center located at 2832 E. Flamingo Road. The nation’s fifth-largest school district has seen its budget slashed in recent years due to the economic downturn. However, with rising class sizes across the valley, the district’s hardest hit schools are targeted to receive some...More
Educators gathered April 23, 2013 to reach out to the public and decision makers about the level of commitment necessary to increase the personalized learning students receive. Raising student achievement for all Clark County School District (CCSD) students will take two things: more teachers and more classroom space. Citing the increased rigor required by the new Common Core curriculum, district and employee association leaders outlined the need to lower Clark County's large class sizes.
The Board of School Trustees added two more Town Hall meetings. One is Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 10 a.m. in Room 404 of Desert Pines High School. The other is Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. in the theatre at Rancho High School.
The CCSD Board of Trustees on April 28, 2013 released an updated schedule of town hall meetings for April and May 2013.
The public is invited to a series of town hall meetings in April and May 2013, presented by the CCSD Board of Trustees.
Revised map associated with April and May 2013 Town Hall meetings.
The School Board has provided a map for its series of town hall meetings in April and May, 2013.
Safety, academics and friendliness. These topics and many more are the subject
of the 2013 Clark County School District (CCSD) Parent Survey, available online now through May 21, 2013 at ccsd.net/parentsurvey. The survey, available in both English and Spanish, is completely anonymous and part of Interim Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky’s efforts to engage the community on important issues facing children.
For the first time in four years, CCSD is not facing a deficit in the General Operating Fund of its proposed $2.1 billion budget for the next fiscal year. For more information, check out the March 2013 “Insider” (attached), which also explains what’s going on with rezoning and the annual surveys for staff, parents and students. Insider is published five times a year by the CCSD Communications Office.
High school seniors who are graduating this year are invited to enter an essay contest to win an iPad. Twenty iPads will be awarded in the contest, presented by CCSD, Mariana’s Supermarkets, the RTC and Coca-Cola. The deadline for entries is Thursday, April 18, 2013.