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The annual observance rewards Clark County School District teachers with lavish gifts, prize money and an elegant ceremony for their hard work positively affecting students’ lives.

‘Academy Awards’ of Las Vegas education to honor CCSD impact-makers

April 23rd, 2017

The annual observance rewards Clark County School District teachers with lavish gifts, prize money and an elegant ceremony for their hard work positively affecting students’ lives.

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