Children

Government
2:50 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Nebraska launches child care quality rating system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has launched a new quality rating system for child care facilities and early childhood education programs.

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Education
4:00 am
Mon July 14, 2014

OPS studying student assignment plan options

The Omaha Public Schools received 3,500 responses to a survey on the district's student assignment plan.

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Education
10:10 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Bellevue school project focuses on kindness, understanding

Students at a Bellevue school spent the last three weeks of their school year on projects teaching about kindness, prejudice, and being misunderstood.

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Health/Medical
8:03 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Changes to school health screenings for 2014-15 year

Changes are coming to the health screenings Nebraska children have before starting school.

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Nebraska
2:04 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Race for Results: report looks at barriers to success

A new report shows children of color face racial and socioeconomic barriers to success.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Kids Count in Nebraska Report Released

Released earlier this month by Voices for Children, the Kids Count in Nebraska Report is the most comprehensive source of data on children in the state.

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Government
8:12 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Bill would expand Nebraska child care tax credit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Families with children or dependents could qualify for a slightly larger tax credit under a bill introduced in the Legislature.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Nebraska's child poverty rate edges downward

New Census data figures show child poverty rates are down slightly in Nebraska.

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Omaha
2:00 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Documentary puts spotlight on food insecurity, childhood hunger

One in five Nebraska families is food insecure---meaning they don’t know where their next meal will come from.

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Nebraska
12:26 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Five students injured in school bus crash

WAVERLY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say five students have been treated for minor injuries suffered when their school bus was struck by a car in southeast Nebraska.

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