Education

Education
6:17 am
Sat November 22, 2014

Nebraska graduation rate up to nearly 90 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's public high-school graduation rate increased slightly this year, but came up just shy of the 90 percent goal set by state officials.

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Education
3:34 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

OPS officials to meet with family of Nathan Hale student who drowned

Omaha Public Schools officials plan to meet soon, possibly Wednesday, with the family of a Nathan Hale Middle School student who drowned.

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Education
3:32 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

State Education Association: report on education policy is flawed

The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, released its 19th annual report card on American education late last month.

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Education
9:04 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Parents focus critical eye on Lincoln schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group has formed to push for transparency and parental rights at Lincoln Public Schools.

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Education
8:14 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Omaha board backs scrapping of common school levy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board is backing a plan to eliminate the property tax levy it shares with neighboring districts to support the Learning Community.

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Education
1:11 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

UNO named top military-friendly university

UNO has been named the top university in the U.S. for veterans.

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Education
6:06 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Speaker to Discuss Immigration and International Social Connections

UNO’s Office of Latino/Latin American Studies is presenting a lecture by Cecilia Menjivar this morning at 11:30.

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Education
6:18 am
Sat November 1, 2014

NU presidential finalists could be named Monday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska's presidential search committee could name four finalists for the job on Monday.

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Education
12:18 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

UNO Chancellor looks to the growing school's future

UNO’s Chancellor says the university has a goal to grow to 20,000 students over the next six years.

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Education
6:15 am
Sat October 25, 2014

Schools face penalties under 'flawed' standards

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Roughly half of Nebraska schools have repeatedly failed to meet proficiency standards under the federal No Child Left Behind Act, but officials say those results are flawed and misleading.

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