education http://kios.org en Race for Results: report looks at barriers to success http://kios.org/post/race-results-report-looks-barriers-success <p>A new report shows children of color face racial and socioeconomic barriers to success. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:04:34 +0000 Katie Schubert 45801 at http://kios.org Millard Public Schools gets new superintendent http://kios.org/post/millard-public-schools-gets-new-superintendent <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new superintendent has been named to lead Millard Public Schools in Omaha. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:38:12 +0000 Associated Press 45173 at http://kios.org Three finalists for Millard Public Schools superintendent http://kios.org/post/three-finalists-millard-public-schools-superintendent <p>Millard Public Schools has identified three finalists for its next superintendent. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:30:00 +0000 Katie Schubert 44650 at http://kios.org Creighton Graduate Programs Recognized by US News and World Report http://kios.org/post/creighton-graduate-programs-recognized-us-news-and-world-report <p>Several of <a href="http://www.creighton.edu">Creighton University’s</a> graduate programs are ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s list of 2015 Best Graduate Schools.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 44440 at http://kios.org Creighton Graduate Programs Recognized by US News and World Report 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 Schubert 44502 at http://kios.org OPS taking public comment on strategic plan U of Nebraska board sets vote on interim president http://kios.org/post/u-nebraska-board-sets-vote-interim-president <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on Friday is expected to vote on the appointment of an interim president to replace J.B. Milliken, who is leaving for a job in New York. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:58:56 +0000 Associated Press 44481 at http://kios.org Two UNMC programs get top-ten national rankings http://kios.org/post/two-unmc-programs-get-top-ten-national-rankings <p>UNMC has received two top ten rankings in a new <a href="http://www.usnews.com">U.S. News and World Report</a> ranking of graduate schools. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Katie Schubert 44096 at http://kios.org School funding for 2015 again shot down in Iowa House http://kios.org/post/school-funding-2015-again-shot-down-iowa-house <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — House Democrats have tried once again to push Republicans to debate a bill that would provide school districts with a 6 percent increase in funding for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:00:37 +0000 Associated Press 44085 at http://kios.org Neb. statewide education vision bill advanced http://kios.org/post/neb-statewide-education-vision-bill-advanced <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers on a Nebraska education committee are looking for new long-term goals for the state's K-12 schools and colleges. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:41:10 +0000 Associated Press 44071 at http://kios.org Creighton president retiring in 2015 http://kios.org/post/creighton-president-retiring-2015 <p><a href="http://www.creighton.edu">Creighton University</a> President Father Timothy Lannon is retiring in June 2015. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:30:00 +0000 Katie Schubert 43852 at http://kios.org