Category: Education

City Schools approves security measures

City Schools approves security measures

From the Las Vegas Optic Security at Las Vegas City Schools sites was a key focus of Thursday night’s board meeting. The board approved a number of items aimed at improving security at all district’s schools, starting with doors. The board approved a purchase order that would replace or repair doors at all City schools…

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WLV Middle School nearly ready to re-open its doors

WLV Middle School nearly ready to re-open its doors

From the Las Vegas Optic Renovations at West Las Vegas Middle School are wrapping up, just in time to welcome students for a new school year. Construction crews are currently working to make the final adjustments to bring the building into compliance with fire codes. “We’re waiting for a few things to get finished,” said…

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Local districts set to crunch PARCC stats

Local districts set to crunch PARCC stats

From the Las Vegas Optic Standardized testing scores show students across New Mexico scored higher in language and math over previous years, according to results released by the Public Education Department on Thursday. Statewide results from the test called the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career, or PARCC, show 31 percent of…

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