Metropolitan Community College’s CDL Class-A Truck Driving Program now takes just six weeks to complete.

OPS spent two years working on the Human Growth & Development curriculum. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The percentage of Nebraska students deemed proficient in a statewide writing test dipped from 72 percent to 70 percent in the last year the state administered the much-maligned exam.

Larianna Parrott is in the 11th grade at North High School.  From all appearances, she’s just your typical junior but as KIOS News Director Cheril Lee found out, appearances can be deceiving… 

UNO’s College of Information Science and Technology will host the 2016 International Conference on Web Intelligence and the International Conference on Brain Informatics & Health, Wednesday, October 13th through Saturday, October 16th at the Hilton Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed $369 million bond issue for Southeast Community College is drawing opposition from some Nebraska agricultural groups, business leaders and elected officials.

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans announced Monday night that he’s retiring from his position next June.  Yesterday (Tuesday), he sat down with KIOS News Director Cheril Lee to talk about his decision…

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha school Superintendent Mark Evans plans to retire at the end of year after only four years on the job.

John Christensen is the first UNO alumnus to serve as Chancellor of the university. 

OPS’s JP Lord School, which serves students age 5 through 21 with severe physical and cognitive challenges, will celebrate the groundbreaking for a new building at 9:00 on Friday, September 30th. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor John Christensen will step down at the end of this school year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a task force will study Nebraska's education practices for teaching deaf students and recommend ways to improve them.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Schools is testing a new grading scale makes it harder to pass a class.

Nebraska students in 5th through 12th grades are invited to submit an entry into the seventh annual “Through Our Words: Creative Writing Contest in Spanish.”

Nebraska’s first virtual K-8 public school opened last month, and KIOS’s Deborah Newcombe recently stopped by during one of their mid-week class sessions:  


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school district's anti-discrimination policy will now cover gender identity and expression.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS Superintendent Mark Evans last week to discuss some of the challenges the district is currently facing and how they are dealing with them as well as the positives such as student achievement and building improvements.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say this fall's enrollment has set a record for the University of Nebraska system.

The 9th annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference & Exhibition takes place November 7th and 8th at the Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel.

This is the first year for the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency’s Little Steps, Big Impact program.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Midland University has signed a decade-long lease in west Omaha for its MBA program and other offerings.

Do Space will offer a Girls Who Code Club starting this fall.

The United Way of the Midlands awarded Partnership 4 Kids a $50,000 grant for its Pathway Program.

A new report detailing the demographic and socioeconomic trends of Nebraska’s Latinos before, during and after the 2008 economic crisis was recently released by the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies at UNO.

Starting this fall, anyone interested in studying fashion design can do so at Metropolitan Community College.  Metro is offering a new fashion design program beginning September 6th.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The chairman of the Omaha community college board has stepped down from the position but is still resisting calls for his resignation from the board.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Schools is set to open its first virtual school for kindergarten through eighth-grade students this month.

It may only be the end of July, but many kids start school next month.  And with the start of school comes the rush to buy students all the school supplies and clothes they need.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is looking for a company to give a college entrance exam that would replace the bundle of state accountability tests taken by high school juniors each year.