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Hundreds of thousands students head back to school today in Clark County

Posted: 6:10 AM, Aug 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-12 12:19:27-04

It's the first day of the new school year for the Clark County School District.

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Thousands of buses and drivers were busy getting ready this morning to pick up students all over the Las Vegas valley.

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CCSD Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara is also up early this morning, visiting bus yards and schools.

Safety is a priority, of course. There are some new crosswalks in the valley school officials and police have been reminding everyone the last couple of weeks to be extra careful today.

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Unfortunately, the school district is still looking for teachers and others. There are currently 750 teacher vacancies.

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