Education

The new Nebraska Early Childhood Exchange web portal is meant to be a one-stop shop for early childcare providers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new private school in Omaha that won't charge families a dime for their children's education is wrapping up renovation work in preparation for its August opening.

WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — Undergraduate students would pay 9 percent more for tuition this coming school year if the Nebraska State College System board were to end a tuition freeze and approve a proposed increase Thursday at its meeting in Wayne.

OPS administrators say a longer school day will allow teachers to focus more on science, math, reading, and writing.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A longer school day is ahead for students attending classes in the Omaha Public Schools district.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska president is proposing tuition increases for the next two school years after two years of tuition freezes for resident students.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new Nebraska school accountability and improvement system will be taking a test run this summer before it is implemented in December.

Low-income high school students headed to college are getting help with their transition through a College Possible program.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials in the Omaha School district are considering providing free meals to all students, regardless of the children's ability to pay.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A program recently approved by the Legislature will provide tuition assistance for those seeking worker training through noncredit programs at Nebraska community colleges.

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