Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Financial Helpline Goes Live in Nevada

Learning how to navigate financial hardship - no matter what the situation - is difficult enough. Add to this a pandemic and many are...

Nevada requests a U.S. Department of Education waiver on standardized testing...

Nevada’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, Jhone Ebert announced at noon on Friday that the Nevada Department of Education has submitted a waiver request to...

Power of student voices, often underrepresented. Until now

Public school students have varying perspectives about their education, many of which differ from and are impugned by parents, teachers, and administrators. Most school...

Principal at Corbett Elementary School in Reno takes on the serious...

The nation’s public school teachers are a beleaguered lot.   The assumption has always been that teachers love to teach and believe they were born to...

Teaching English language learners at Corbett Elementary – anything but easy

Corbett Elementary School in Reno has the highest concentration of Latino students in the Washoe County School District. Latino students make up close to...

Roger Corbett Elementary looked for a “different way” forward and found...

Roger Corbett Elementary School is situated on Villanova Drive near the airport in east Reno on a tight, two-way, side street. When school is...

Natchez Elementary School turnaround – teachers collaborating, a key to academic...

Leah Henry is Tessa’s mom. Tessa is a third-grader at Natchez Elementary School. “She began as a pre-k student here, because I was concerned...

Natchez Elementary Turnaround Part 2, Overcoming Odds and Expectations

Is an educational turnaround at Natchez Elementary just a pipe dream? The Natchez staff, volunteers, parents, and the community don't believe so. Instead, they...

Natchez Elementary, where a turnaround is under way

  Dan Kirk is the principal of Natchez Elementary School. Every day he makes it a conspicuous priority during morning school-wide announcements to call specific...

Sun Valley gets its own middle school thanks to WC-1 funding

This past Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees, staff, parents, family members, numerous students and teachers gathered to...