Local community groups are working together to help improve under-performing schools in the Clark County School District, and they're turning to teachers to get it done.
The program is called Lead Nevada Academy, and it will provide leadership skills for teachers who have demonstrated success in the classroom. The goal of the program is to take the success and expand its reach beyond classroom walls.
More than 18,000 teachers work for the Clark County School District.
"My senior year teachers, they actually helped me out a lot," said Justice Santiago, a student. "I'm about to graduate, so they're really trying to push us to graduate."
In Lead Nevada Academy six teachers will be selected to undergo what is described as nine-months of 'intensive training.'... Read More