School district officials say an eighth-grader who had a severe allergic reaction after sampling foods in a cooking class was given an emergency epinephrine shot by the school nurse on Feb. 12.
Nurse Robin Reinders says that by the time the ambulance arrived, the boy's symptoms had subsided.
A similar incident happened Feb. 14, when a ninth-grader had an allergic reaction during lunch. School officials say they used an EpiPen while waiting for the ambulance, and the student is now back in school and feeling fine.
Nevada legislators passed a law in 2013 requiring schools to keep epinephrine shots to treat students immediately during severe allergic reactions.
(AP) - A group opposed to Nevada's new Education Savings Account program says it shouldn't have to post a quarter-million-dollar bond to cover the costs of putting the program on hold.
(AP) - Nevada is declaring its teacher shortage as an emergency, a move that allows vacancy-filled schools to hire teachers from out of state who aren't yet licensed locally.
(AP) - Electric carmaker Tesla's Nevada battery plant is creating jobs more slowly than first projected, although state officials say it's still making satisfactory progress.
(AP) - NV Energy is proposing "grandfathering" existing rooftop solar customers into lower rates if they installed their system or applied for one by Sept. 10, 2015.
(AP) - Unemployment rates are ticking down in Nevada's three main metropolitan areas.
(AP) - Rooftop solar companies want to take their fight over new solar rates to voters.
(AP) - The 32nd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering opens today in Elko, Nevada.
(AP) - Attorney General Adam Laxalt has filed a formal request that the Nevada Supreme Court speed up a decision about the state's halted school choice program.
Frequent storms have brought more improvement in drought conditions in California over the past week, with snowpack conditions above normal.
(AP) - State officials have awarded $5.6 million in grants to hire more than 160 social workers and mental health professionals in Nevada schools.
The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows that "exceptional drought" has been reduced in Northern California. But, wells, reservoirs, ground water, and soil moisture are all recovering slowly.
(AP) - Rooftop solar company Sunrun is joining some of its competitors is laying off hundreds of Nevada employees in the wake of rate changes.
(AP) - A new report has ranked Nevada dead last among the states for education.
The recent rain and snow in California is a good start but it will take more than one above-average year to replenish major reservoirs and groundwater.
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