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Ready For The Test Social Media Learning Toolkit

Greetings, We are excited to share our newest parent resource, Ready for the Test.  Developed with National PTA and Scholastic, this campaign was designed to help parents understand why the annual state test matters and how they can help their children feel confident and ready for the test.  The messages were developed based on our research and focus groups with parents this year. We hope you’ll find this information and

Three Clark County Schools Receive National PTA Schools Of Excellence

Two-a-day PTA meetings, assigned classroom ambassadors and widespread buy-in are  are just a few of the unique PTA efforts that have to be made in a city like Las Vegas to have success. The same efforts that resulted in national recognition.  This school year three schools in the Clark County School District were selected as National PTA (Parent Teacher Association) Schools of Excellence. The three schools to receive the award

Summer resources for parents and students available online

CCSD summer page provides a one-stop shop for all things summer LAS VEGAS – Summer is here, and to help ensure a safe and productive break, the Clark County School District (CCSD) has provided parents with a list of activities and resources to keep students busy and learning. Parents and students can visit ccsd.net/summer, a one-stop shop with information on a variety of topics including summer classes, food service programs,

Why Your School Needs A PTA

Harnessing the power of volunteers Shrinking budgets. Increasing class sizes. Government mandates. The challenges of delivering quality education are daunting. There is help. It’s the PTA. It doesn’t take much time to get a Parent Teacher Association started either. Find just one parent in your school to take the lead, and before you know it, there will be a group of dedicated parents doing what PTA does best: providing resources

New Common Core Parent Toolkit Launches

New Common Core Parent Toolkit Launches   on PTA.org National PTA has launched the Common Core Toolkit to help parents better   understand Common Core State Standards and what students should be   learning at each grade in order to graduate college- and career-ready.   Available to PTA members at PTA.org/CommonCore, the kit includes a variety of   resources related to the new standards, including Common Core history   and basic information, assessment tools, parent guides, and 

Elementary and Secondary Education Act Facts (ESEA)

ESEA Flexibility Brochure and Fact Sheets Available on the U. S. Department of Education’s website are a set of materials that provide a substantive overview of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) flexibility process—also known as ESEA waivers—by which 34 states and the District of Columbia have applied for and received flexibility regarding certain provisions of ESEA.  The intent of these materials—a brochure and five companion fact sheets—is to

Nevada State Legislators Map

This interactive map allows you to identify your Nevada State Legislators by either entering an address,using locational services on your device,or simply clicking on the map. Http://mapserve1.leg.state.nv.us/whoRU/