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August 26, 2014
Higher ed chancellor says UNLV medical school is critical for Nevada - Las Vegas Sun

Higher ed chancellor says UNLV medical school is critical for Nevada
Las Vegas Sun
Sitting before a crowd of businesspeople, lawmakers, educators and other guests, Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Dan Klaich reiterated his support for a medical school in Las Vegas, calling it “critical” for the state. Klaich joined the ...
UNLV moves forward with medical school development plansKLAS-TV

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August 26, 2014
The myth of a kinder, gentler execution. - Newsworks.org

Newsworks.org

The myth of a kinder, gentler execution.
Newsworks.org
So communities erected higher gallows, in the hopes that a so-called "long drop" would insure a quick and painless demise. They also devised ... Although Edison personally opposed the death penalty, he was eager to demonstrate the superiority of direct ...

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August 26, 2014
The Poorest Corner Of Town - FiveThirtyEight (blog)

The Poorest Corner Of Town
FiveThirtyEight (blog)
In a neighborhood where less than a quarter of young people have more than a high school education, 3 fast food jobs and similar low-paying work are often the only opportunities available. But the jobs can be a trap. Missouri's minimum wage of ...

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August 26, 2014
Fiscal Recovery Buoys K-12 Budgets as School Year Opens - Education Week News

Fiscal Recovery Buoys K-12 Budgets as School Year Opens
Education Week News
The modest but steady recovery of state K-12 budgets over the past few years is expected to continue, national experts on education finance say, although to what extent schools and districts will feel a real impact from budget changes for the 2014-15 ...

August 26, 2014
Firearms more likely to be used in suicides than in homicides - The Center for Public Integrity

Firearms more likely to be used in suicides than in homicides
The Center for Public Integrity
Suicide rates have been higher than homicide rates for as long as Miller remembers, but many people still assume they are more likely to die in a mass shooting than they are by shooting themselves, he said. Living with a gun in the home makes residents ...

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August 25, 2014
US Ed Secretary: 'Testing issues today are sucking the oxygen out of the room ... - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

US Ed Secretary: 'Testing issues today are sucking the oxygen out of the room ...
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan joined the growing chorus of teachers and parents lamenting the role of testing in American schools, outlining in his blog that he has heard the concerns and has authorized a one-year delay in incorporating student ...

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August 20, 2014
No One Asked Me But… (August 20, 2014) - mvprogress

No One Asked Me But… (August 20, 2014)
mvprogress
Dr. Dan Klaich, chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education, states that over 50 percent of the students taking placement test to enter the Nevada higher education systems fail these exams forcing them into remedial courses. Erquiaga stated ...

August 23, 2014
UNLV English professor accused of plagiarism by higher education news website - UNLV The Rebel Yell

UNLV The Rebel Yell

UNLV English professor accused of plagiarism by higher education news website
UNLV The Rebel Yell
... relations would not disclose any details about the allegations, stating that “the university does not comment on any information that would be considered a confidential part of an employee's personnel record, per Nevada System of Higher Education ...

August 21, 2014
Editorial: Dems' candidate on his own against Sandoval - Reno Gazette Journal

Editorial: Dems' candidate on his own against Sandoval
Reno Gazette Journal
The cool, personable Sandoval was a welcome antidote to the drama of the Jim Gibbons era in the Capitol, whether it was his feud with the chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education (the late Jim Rogers) or the estrangement and divorce from his ...

August 24, 2014
Acting UNLV president has a full plate this year - Las Vegas Sun

Acting UNLV president has a full plate this year
Las Vegas Sun
... 15 years about a new academic building for the hotel college. We got support out of the last legislative session for doing the planning on that, which will allow us to do the fundraising. It's the No. 1 capital priority for the Nevada System of ...