Only weeks now until the end of the school year and the CCSD Board of Trustee met Thursday to address school safety, chronic absenteeism among students, and adding counseling services at some schools. Teachers and parents addressed other concerns including the critical teacher shortage and sex education.
Clark County School District parents are outraged after they said their students’ teacher showed an anti-abortion video in her classroom. Parents said the video showed a dramatized reenactment of the abortion procedure by a faith-based performance group.
There is a critical shortage of teachers in Southern Nevada. In the Clark County School District, there are 1,300 open positions for licensed educators. A group of graduating CCSD high school seniors are pledging to help fill the gap and become teachers and could quickly be back in the classroom.