School Zones in Effect This Summer for Student Safety

School zones are in effect at area schools this summer to assist students safely cross streets while they are attending the Clark County School District’s (CCSD) Summer Acceleration Program. Summer school is in session today through June 17 and June 23 – July 19. Motorists are advised to watch for children near schools and to obey traffic signals and signage.

“For many of our students, school is not out for the summer so please be sure to exercise additional caution as you drive through school zones and crosswalks and drive the school speed limits posted and when the school flashers are activated,” said Clark County Commission Chairman Jim Gibson. “As our children continue to expand their academic and social opportunities this summer, drivers need to be even more aware of their presence to ensure pedestrian safety remains top of mind.”

All Clark County schools are offering summer classes starting today, five days a week for six hours. CCSD is tailoring this offering to support student learning and social-emotional well-being. Approximately 10 high schools across CCSD will also host Secondary Summer School for middle and high school students for credit retrieval options and first-time course enrollment. For more information, https://newsroom.ccsd.net/summer-acceleration-focused-on-fun-educational-and-social-experiences/.

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Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability.  With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 11th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to 2.3 million citizens and 45.6 million visitors a year (2019). Included are the nation’s 7th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.