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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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    Arts Nomades will be available for about 1,200 students at Quannah McCall and Gilbert elementary schools. The free program will feature one-hour weekly lessons from ...

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    “It is not being proposed to teach in kindergarten. Not even close. We would never be discussing that.”

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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’ ...

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