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Education in Clark County Las Vegas. As the premier online Las Vegas woman’s magazine, RECESS provides a community to learn and share about education in Las Vegas through independent contributors and bloggers.

With the proliferation of mobile technology (mTech) in recent years, our trusty smartphones are no longer confined to solely being a basic communications medium. They can also serve as a tool to monitor our health,...

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Everyone today is working to live a greener lifestyle. Homeschoolers have unique opportunities to teach their children about conservation on a daily basis. And those lessons can be incorporated into just about any subject. Here...

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Is Your Child’s School Going Year-Round?

September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year, Clark County School District announced that a few elementary schools were being switched to a year-round schedule for the 2013-14 academic year. During the recession, all schools were placed on a 9-month...

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Free School Morning Success Printable

August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Morning Failures and Successes- Back to School Continuing on our Back-To-School Series, today we’re talking about morning routines, and more specifically- morning failures and successes.     Morning Failures Last year, our mornings brought us choas,...

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Las Vegas Moms Checklist for Back to School

Las Vegas Moms’ Checklist for Back to School

August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Buying those school supplies and taking the kids for dental check-ups are the norm when getting your children ready for the new school year. But what about moms? Sometimes in the chaotic whirl of school...

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Back to school means buying your children all of the items necessary for returning to the classroom: supplies, backpacks, lunchboxes and clothing. Yet, there are families who are not able to afford basic necessities let...

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When my son was diagnosed with a disorder affecting his diet, I didn’t know what to do at first. Halfway through his 1st grade school year, my son was diagnosed with Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency (CSID),...

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The Pros and Cons of School Uniforms

The Pros and Cons of School Uniforms

August 13, 2013 | 1 Comments

Whether you’re for or against them, the debate refuses to go away. During the application process to a charter school, my tween daughter had a full-blown dramatic meltdown upon hearing she would have to wear...

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There is a new school opening this Fall for students K-7 here in Southern Nevada.  Doral Academy of Nevada will be one of the newest charter schools opening in Las Vegas and parents who were...

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“Almost 1 billion people across the globe will go to bed hungry tonight, 200 million of them children.” – USAID, 2013 Not every child here in Southern Nevada receives three meals a day.  Due to...

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