Clark County School District (CCSD) principals and school leaders recently heard from nationally recognized entrepreneur Sal Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, an education nonprofit whose mission is to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
Khan shared his focus on leveling the playing field during a presentation at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
One of CCSD’s top priorities in the Focus: 2024 strategic plan is to increase equity and access to underserved and underrepresented students. CCSD is working with Khan Academy to provide all educators with free tools to assist with equity and access throughout K-12 education.
The Khan Academy features more than 6,500 video lessons teaching a variety of subjects. The videos have been watched more than 1.6 billion times, reaching millions of people around the world.
Pictured are Superintendent Jesus Jara (left), Sal Khan (center) and NWEA CEO Christopher Minnich (right).