Updated: 5:14 PM
- An attorney for the Washoe County School District confirms a letter is being sent to former Superintendent Pedro Martinez based on problems with the meeting in which his ouster was discussed with trustees last week. The letter is a request for him to return to his job.
Updated: 8:35 AM
- With the first day of school just about a week away, a lot of parents are scrambling to get everything ready. But before kids are sent off to school, there may be one very important thing parents need to add to their to-do list.
- Tempers ran high at Tuesday's school board meeting where a supporter of ousted superintendent Pedro Martinez took trustees to task. There were calls to reinstate Martinez. Some told the board members to resign. Another option thrown around? Recall.
- When you think about math, you often think of worksheets full of equations and working through several steps to get to the right answer. The common core curriculum shows there's much more to it. This fall marks the third year of implementing common core standards in elementary schools, but the new math is still a learning process for many students and event parents.