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News in Education

The Las Vegas Review-Journal welcomes educators who teach in an accredited school to utilize its News in Education program.

News in Education provides a free online e-edition of the Las Vegas Review-Journal to participants. The program also supplies print editions free to elementary schools and, for a nominal fee, to middle schools and high schools throughout […]

By | January 24th, 2017|

Education Hero Award Gala raises about $600,000

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 25, 2016) – The Public Education Foundation raised about $600,000 at its annual Education Hero Award Gala at the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas on Sept. 24. More than 450 guests attended the gala honoring leaders who have made outstanding contributions to education and the community.

The Foundation honored Kirk V. Clausen and Wells […]

By | September 25th, 2016|

Investing in a Leader

Editor’s note: The Public Education Foundation helps transform the lives of Nevadans in many ways. In this article, we report on Ivon Padilla-Rodriguez’s incredible journey.

By Taylor Tyrell

Ivón Padilla-Rodriguez endured tough times during high school, including being homeless for awhile, but that didn’t deter her. Not only was she the first person in her family to […]

By | July 29th, 2016|

Hot Off The Press

The first issue of The Public Education Foundation’s newsletter, Impact, is now available. Click here to read it.

Impact will brief readers about developments of The Public Education Foundation’s initiatives that seek to bring about transformational change in teaching, learning and education leadership.

By | June 22nd, 2016|

Spanish Trail Country Club to Host Tee Up For Kids Golf Tournament

LAS VEGAS (May 26, 2016) – The Public Education Foundation’s 16th Annual Tee Up For Kids Charity Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, June 2, 2016, at Spanish Trail Country Club, 5050 Spanish Trail Lane.

Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun scramble start at 7:30 a.m. Tournament activities include hole-in-one and closest-to-the-pin contests, […]

By | May 26th, 2016|

17th Annual Scholarship Recognition Luncheon

At its Scholarship Recognition Luncheon on May 18 at The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, The Public Education Foundation awarded 630 scholarships, totaling more than $1 million – record amounts in both categories – to students seeking a post-secondary education.

Slide 1: Durango High School senior Donna Santos sings the National Anthem during the Scholarship Recognition Luncheon.

Slides 2, 3, […]

By | May 18th, 2016|

Family Learning Completion Ceremony at Las Vegas City Hall

LAS VEGAS (May 17, 2016) – The Public Education Foundation will hold a completion ceremony on Thursday (May 19) at 5:30 p.m. in the Las Vegas City Hall chambers for parents and caregivers who have successfully completed the Foundation’s Family Learning Program.

Clark County School District Chief of Staff Rick Neal, Las Vegas City Director of […]

By | May 17th, 2016|

The Public Education Foundation’s Scholarships Top $1 Million

LAS VEGAS (May 12, 2016) – For the first time ever, The Public Education Foundation will be awarding more than $1 million in a single year through its Scholarship Program to students seeking a post-secondary education. As well as breaking the $1 million ceiling this year, there will be 630 scholarships awarded, the most in […]

By | May 12th, 2016|