Improving Nevada’s educational system took center stage during the latest Vegas Thought Leadership Roundtable.

The issue has long been one of the state’s most important and debatable topics, and panelists took it head on during a virtual session moderated by Felicia Ortiz, president of the Nevada State Board of Education.

The roundtables are a collaboration with the Vegas Chamber, REQ and the Las Vegas Review-Journal and sponsored by Circa Resort & Casino and Findlay Volvo Cars Las Vegas.

This panel discussion featured Keith Whitfield, president of UNLV; Kirsten Searer, president of the Public Education Foundation; Renee Fairless, lead principal of the Master Academy of Nevada; and Alex Trejo, principal for J.M. Ullom Elementary School.

Read more in the Las Vegas Business Press.