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Donor Calls for 'Sanctuary' at Vegas-Area Schools, Colleges

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada education philanthropist is calling for Las Vegas-area schools and college campuses to declare themselves sanctuaries for undocumented students, staff and family members who might face deportation. 137 more words

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Judge Hears Testimony In Vegas Middle School Bullying Case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawsuit being heard by a Nevada judge in Las Vegas accuses the area school district of failing to do enough to stop campus bullying of two middle school students. 107 more words

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Vegas Student Accused of Threatening Desert Oasis High Shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A teenager arrested after a tip from a parent in Arizona and accused of threatening a mass shooting at his Las Vegas high school could face trial as adult on a felony terrorism charge, the top prosecutor in southern Nevada said Monday. 360 more words

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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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