There's a new design for public schools in Clark County. The design change solves some problems that plague the district, such as overcrowding.
Eight schools are currently under construction and a total of 35 elementary schools are planned over the next 10 years.
The new schools are designed to hold more students -- 850 instead of 725.
"Full day kindergarten is now mandated," said Rick Baldwin, CCSD director of demographics and zoning.
He oversees the department that is in charge of getting those new schools up and running.
Baldwin explains another new design which revolves around getting young learners interested in lucrative fields.
"We're also putting in a STEM room, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math room to allow those principals that have the flexibility to do some creative and innovative things," he said... Read More