education http://kios.org en Univ. of Nebraska leader could get $10,000 raise http://kios.org/post/univ-nebraska-leader-could-get-10000-raise <p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) —The president of the University of Nebraska could get a raise of more than $10,000 at next week's Board of Regents meeting. Sat, 14 Sep 2013 11:06:01 +0000 Associated Press 35971 at http://kios.org Bellevue University opens Military Veteran Services Center http://kios.org/post/bellevue-university-opens-military-veteran-services-center <p><a href="http://www.bellevue.edu">Bellevue University</a>’s campus is growing with the addition of a Military Veteran Services Center. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 31118 at http://kios.org 12 member OPS board's final meeting Monday http://kios.org/post/12-member-ops-boards-final-meeting-monday <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Tonight is the final meeting of the Omaha Public Schools’ 12-member board.</span> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 30877 at http://kios.org 12 member OPS board's final meeting Monday Bridge Programs Offer Job Credentials to NE Workers http://kios.org/post/bridge-programs-offer-job-credentials-ne-workers <p>A measure approved in last year’s legislature will provide grant funds to create partnerships between non-profit organizations and educational institutions. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 12:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 22407 at http://kios.org Bridge Programs Offer Job Credentials to NE Workers OPS students' math, reading test scores improve http://kios.org/post/ops-students-math-reading-test-scores-improve <p>Test scores are improving in Nebraska’s largest school district, but <a href="http://www.ops.org">Omaha Public Schools</a> officials say there’s still work to do.</p><p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 22268 at http://kios.org OPS board sets December 17th date to name new superintendent http://kios.org/post/ops-board-sets-december-17th-date-name-new-superintendent <p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.ops.org">Omaha Public Schools</a> board plans to start interviewing candidates for superintendent next week.</p><p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 22206 at http://kios.org Public meetings set on social studies standards http://kios.org/post/public-meetings-set-social-studies-standards <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The State Board of Education and the Nebraska Department of Education will hold public meetings from five cities around the state to discuss social studies standards.</span> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:53:29 +0000 Associated Press 22001 at http://kios.org New middle school to carry name of Tuskegee Airman http://kios.org/post/new-middle-school-carry-name-tuskegee-airman <p>A new middle school in Omaha will bear the name of a 1937 Tech High School graduate and Tuskegee Airman. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 21716 at http://kios.org OPS board seats on Tuesday's ballot http://kios.org/post/ops-board-seats-tuesdays-ballot <p></p><p>Six <a href="http://www.ops.org/district/BOARDOFEDUCATION/ContactInformation/tabid/82/Default.aspx">Omaha Public Schools board seats</a> are on Tuesday’s general election ballot.</p><p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 21504 at http://kios.org Sokolof Lecture focuses on civil rights movement http://kios.org/post/sokolof-lecture-focuses-civil-rights-movement <p>The relationship between the Jewish and African-American communities, and their roles in the civil rights movement, is the topic of a lecture Thursday at UNO.</p><p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 21358 at http://kios.org