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How Does Your School Measure Up?

Adequate Yearly Progress Results Over the past decade, Nevada districts and schools have worked hard to improve student achievement. They have had to meet increasingly rigorous requirements for achievement and participation on state assessments in English Language Arts and mathematics. Secretary Duncan had predicted that increasing NCLB targets would results in up to 82% of […]

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Department Awards Over $5 Million to 19 Special Education Parent Centers

By: U.S. Department of Education Press Release The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of more than $5 million in grants to operate 19 special education Parent Training and Information (PTI) Centers in 13 states and Puerto Rico. With the new grants, the Department now funds 91 information centers for parents of students […]

UNLV Back-to-School Events Listing

By: UNLV Office of Media Relations Press Release The fall semester at UNLV begins Aug. 29. The following events are a snapshot of activities for new and returning students. For a complete listing of events visit the UNLV calendar. Visit campus map page for additional location details.  New Student Welcome & President’s BBQ When: Friday, […]

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UNLV Students Awarded for Nuclear Technologies Research

By: UNLV Office of Media Relations Press Release LAS VEGAS – August 18, 2011 – UNLV’s strength in nuclear technologies research and education was on display at a recent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national student competition. Four current and former students took top honors for their investigations into the nuclear fuel cycle. The Innovations […]

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Market Metrics

DID YOU KNOW? As of August 13, 2011: The number of homes currently on the market in Las Vegas. To search these homes CLICK HERE! Price Range  Number of the Market $1,000,000+ 325 $500,000 – $999,999 501 $350,000 – $499,000 567 $200,000 – $349,000 1858 $100,000 – $199,000 5311 $0 – $100,000 5437

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After calling it “excellent”, career politician & lobbyist tries to pretend he’s against Medicare-ending GOP plan

Las Vegas, NV – Well, you didn’t need a crystal ball to see this coming.  After repeatedly being called out for his support for the job-killing Republican plan to kill Medicare, career politician and lobbyist Mark Amodei is now trying to backtrack and hide his support for ending Medicare.  This comes after Amodei had previously […]

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2011 Housing Market Conditions

By: Denise Savello Despite popular belief, the housing market in Southern Nevada is more alive today than it has been in years. Homes are being bought and sold every day. In July alone over 4,300 homes were sold! It is true that there is a lot of inventory but there has never been a better […]

Betsey Boo Bear Bieber Blaine

Betsey is a brindle pit bull boxer mix. She’s six months old and is one of the healthiest dogs in Las Vegas! She eats all natural treats from Three Dog Bakery in Summerlin. She eats the recommended amount of her very expensive dog food made by Blue Buffalo. Her coat is shiny as it could […]

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Fashion Trends Fall 2011

By: Denise Savello With the economic strain on spending power means spending on the latest trends comes at a greater cost. Less will be purchased but what is purchased will cost more. Quality is chosen over quantity this time of year which means more statement pieces and more completed looks will be walking the streets.

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UNLV A Silver STAR in Sustainability

BY: UNLV News Release UNLV recognized for progress in sustainability by national higher ed association LAS VEGAS – August 1, 2011 – UNLV recently earned a silver rating for its sustainability initiative from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS), developed by AASHE, […]

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