schools http://kios.org en OPS taking public comment on strategic plan http://kios.org/post/ops-taking-public-comment-strategic-plan <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">OPS is taking public comment on its strategic plan. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 44502 at http://kios.org OPS taking public comment on strategic plan Iowa House OKs bill to encourage radon testing http://kios.org/post/iowa-house-oks-bill-encourage-radon-testing <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has approved a bill that would require state educators to provide schools with information on radon safety and encourage them to test for the gas. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:03:32 +0000 Associated Press 44411 at http://kios.org Lincoln district considering ID system test http://kios.org/post/lincoln-district-considering-id-system-test <p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln officials are thinking about requiring some middle school students to wear photo IDs on lanyards around their necks. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 12:46:33 +0000 Associated Press 43884 at http://kios.org Bill would allow concealed carry in Neb. schools http://kios.org/post/bill-would-allow-concealed-carry-neb-schools <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska teachers and other school employees could carry a concealed handgun in schools if a bill in the Nebraska Legislature becomes law. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:57:49 +0000 Associated Press 41576 at http://kios.org Nebraska to devise system for scoring schools http://kios.org/post/nebraska-devise-system-scoring-schools <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials intend to devise a new way to score public schools so they can get the help they need to improve. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:14:49 +0000 Associated Press 41226 at http://kios.org Springfield-Platteview District wants feedback on facility upgrades http://kios.org/post/springfield-platteview-district-wants-feedback-facility-upgrades <p><a href="http://www.sarpy46.org">Springfield-Platteview School District</a> officials want to know what the district’s most pressing infrastructure needs are. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:11:36 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 40560 at http://kios.org Springfield-Platteview voters reject bond measure http://kios.org/post/springfield-platteview-voters-reject-bond-measure <p>Voters in the Springfield-Platteview School District have rejected a $35.7 million dollar bond measure. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:17:41 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 38801 at http://kios.org Nebraska students improve in reading, math, science http://kios.org/post/nebraska-students-improve-reading-math-science <div><p>OMAHA, Neb. (AP) &mdash; Nebraska students are showing progress on statewide reading, math and science tests. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:32:27 +0000 Associated Press 36606 at http://kios.org Test scores up in OPS, statewide http://kios.org/post/test-scores-ops-statewide <p>Achievement test scores are up in both the <a href="http://www.ops.org">Omaha Public Schools</a> district and statewide.</p><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:50:40 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 34470 at http://kios.org Improving communication, strategic planning the priorities of OPS' new leader http://kios.org/post/improving-communication-strategic-planning-priorities-ops-new-leader <p>The new superintendent of the Omaha Public Schools says strategic planning and improving communication with stakeholders are his areas of focus.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 32958 at http://kios.org