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Vegas School Reopens After 1/4 Cup of Mercury is Cleaned Up

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas middle school is back in session nearly a week after a mercury discovery forced more than 1,000 students into a quarantine that lasted overnight. 117 more words

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EPA Puzzled by Mercury Amount at Vegas Middle School

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Investigators say they’re puzzled by the significant amount of mercury found at a Las Vegas middle school, days after a few dribbles of the neurotoxin was first discovered and forced more than a thousand students into a quarantine that lasted overnight. 103 more words

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Clark County School District Overhaul Gets Final Approval

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawmakers have unanimously approved regulations that will dramatically shift the balance of power in the Clark County School District.

The 12 members of the Legislative Commission voted Friday to adopt regulations that would reorganize the nation’s fifth largest school district. 102 more words

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Parents Voice Concern, Anger Over Vegas School Mercury Find

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Concerned parents directed sometimes angry questions at officials after the discovery of a small amount of mercury at a Las Vegas school prompted an hourslong screening for exposure for more than a thousand children. 129 more words

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Vegas Middle School Closed After Mercury Find

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Classes are cancelled at a Las Vegas middle school after the student body was quarantined for up to 17 hours over possible mercury exposure. 123 more words

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Nevada School Board OKs Vegas District Overhaul

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Board of Education has voted unanimously in favor of a dramatic plan to shift the balance of power from a central office to the more than 300 schools in the Clark County School District. 93 more words

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Clark County School District Starts New School Year

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s largest school district is starting the new school year with 319 teacher vacancies.

The Clark County School District opened up the new school year Monday with more than 300,000 Las Vegas-area students. 108 more words

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