By Emily Richmond

When teacher Irv Madnikoff relocated to Las Vegas from Miami four years ago, he brought with him nearly two decades of classroom experience, including having created an award-winning Holocaust studies course that earned congressional praise.

Madnikoff volunteered to develop and teach a similar class for Clark County School District students.

He was politely rebuffed.

The instructional day was crowded, he was told, and what he was proposing wasn