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UNO’s Aim for the Stars Science & Math Camp is observing its 20th year this summer. 

Today, Omaha North High student Eleanor Dunning talks to students and staff about the OPS Career Center…

  

  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The NAACP, American Civil Liberties Union and others are worried that a proposal to add school resource officers to Lincoln's middle schools will lead to disproportionate treatment of minorities and marginalized groups.

Established in 1956, the purpose of National Bike Month is to showcase the many benefits of bicycling and encourage people to use bikes for transportation, fitness, recreation and environmental purposes. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The longtime chief executive of the Nebraska State College System will be retiring.

“From Manager to Remarkable Leader” is the theme of Bellevue University’s Remarkable Leadership Workshop this year.

Two THINK, MAKE, CREATE trailers are traveling around Lincoln and Omaha offering pop-up science classrooms for kids in Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Metropolitan Community College is partnering with Cyberworld Institute to offer high quality IT and cybersecurity certification training.

Following the success of the dual language programs at Omaha Public Schools, Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School in cooperation with Our Lady of Lourdes will begin a Dual Language Academy starting with the 2018-2019 school year.  Principal Andrew Bauer stops by the KIOS studios to discuss the program, the first among Catholic schools, with Mike Hogan "Live & Local" on Morning Edition.  More information is available at LoveMySchool.com.

Students at North Omaha High School were recently given their own laptop for use at school. Sounds like a great idea but how is it working out in reality? Omaha North sophomore Eleanor Dunning has the answer...

  

  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two organizations are criticizing new University of Nebraska directives on free speech and draft proposals on campus free speech zones.

Think you know a lot about the national debt and want to prove it? Metropolitan Community College is offering you the chance as they host a National Debt Trivia Night Thursday, March 29th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a rule change that will make it easier for military spouses to teach in Nebraska if they recently arrived from out of state.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A state official says Nebraska's new academic assessments may eventually reduce the time students spend in state testing and get scores back to districts quicker.

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska recently released its second year evaluation of the Superintendents’ Early Childhood Plan.

The annual SkillsUSA competition took place last week

Mar 9, 2018

The annual SkillsUSA event was held last Friday at the OPS Career Center and Omaha North High sophomore Eleanor Dunning was there…

  

  

All fifth graders in OPPD’s service territory are invited to participate in its annual Marshmallow Challenge.

Students raising money for trip to Normandy

Feb 15, 2018

Eleanor Dunning, sophomore at Omaha North Magnet High School, joins us next with a story on a group of students who plan to commemorate a very special day this summer with a trip abroad. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska administrators, faculty members, students and their allies are imploring lawmakers to reject the state budget cuts proposed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

For over 100 years, the Girl Scouts have been selling their well-known cookies.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A school district board in eastern Nebraska has voted to eliminate middle school French and German language classes.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The debate over last summer's confrontation between a conservative student and a University of Nebraska-Lincoln lecturer prompted the new leader of a faculty group to resign.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state audit has found numerous irregularities and poor accounting at Nebraska's three state colleges.

(Omaha, NE)  --  The Omaha Public School District's superintendent search is over.  The OPS board voted last night to hire Dr. Cheryl Logan as the district's next superintendent.  Logan currently serves as the Chief Academic Officer for the School District of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania.  She will replace current Omaha Public Schools Superintendent Mark Evans, who will retire at the end of the current academic year. 

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Promise of Place: Building Beloved Communities for Black Men and Boys is the name of a report released last week by the Campaign for Black Male Achievement, or CBMA.

When Eric Meyer, Ph.D. candidate at UNMC’s College of Public Health, was writing up articles on the research he collected from a yearlong study, he noticed the emotions and feelings of participants weren’t coming through the way he wanted.

Art in Motion's Mari Anne Hartmann joins Mike Hogan for “Live & Local” on Morning Edition

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The National Association of Women in Construction’s Education Foundation is offering its annual Block Kids Contest this Saturday.

The Better Business Bureau wants to make students aware of a $2000.00 scholarship open to area high school seniors. 

Creighton is kicking off its new Global Scholars Program this fall. 

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