K-12 education gets airing at Newsfeed

Newsfeed, the breakfast series co-sponsored by the Business Press that addresses important issues facing Southern Nevada, will tackle the issue of education March 17.

Legislative leaders will discuss the state of K-12 education in Nevada and effective strategies to reform and improve student achievement and classroom results.

The event will feature Kati Haycock, president of The Education Trust, a national bipartisan education policy organization; Pat Skorkowsky, superintendent of the Clark County School District; Allison Serafin, vice president of the Nevada State Board of Education; and Ruben Murillo, Jr., president of the Nevada State Education Association.

Newsfeed, which was created in partnership between the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Las Vegas Review-Journal, will be moderated by Glenn Cook, senior editorial writer and Viewpoints columnist for the newspaper.

The event will be hosted March 17 by Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, 3960 Las Vegas Blvd. Doors open at 7:30 a.m., and the program is scheduled to run from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Tickets are $40 if you register before the day of the event and $50 for walk-ins. A table of 10 can be purchased for $400. For tickets and registration, visit

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