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Education
9:00 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Nebraska cities, school boards oppose open ballot bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lobbyists for Nebraska cities and school boards are fighting two bills that would require elected officials to disclose how they voted when picking leaders.

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Education
6:06 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Common Core - The Pros and Cons is focus of February press club

February’s Omaha Press Club’s Noon Forum centered on the pros and cons of the Common Core State Standards Initiatives.

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Education
6:00 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Applications being accepted for the Cooke Scholarship

Jack Kent Cooke, former owner of the Redskins and the Lakers, started a scholarship many years ago aimed at exceptionally high performing low income kids across the country.

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Education
6:06 am
Tue February 10, 2015

US Department of Ed. Devotes Sought After Funding to Closing the Degree Divide

College Possible recently received an Investing in Innovation i3 Grant from the US Department of Education.

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Education
1:10 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

Confusion to lead to Omaha Public School grading revision

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Revisions to Omaha Public Schools' standards-based grading policy may be on the way after a survey showed that teachers are not happy with the system.

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Education
6:06 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Bennington High School Recognized for Anti-Bullying Efforts

Bennington High School is one of seven schools recognized by Omaha Performing Arts recognized for their creation of an anti-bullying project. 

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Education
11:56 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Program aims to help poor kids overcome education obstacles

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six Omaha-area school districts next year will test a new concept in early childhood education that's aimed at helping kids from poor families surmount educational obstacles.

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Education
7:25 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Creighton, Regis Announce New Partnership

By 2025, Occupational Therapists may have to have a doctorate just to apply for entry level positions.

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Education
7:37 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Gifts totaling $3.5M going to 2 Nebraska universities

AHA, Neb. (AP) — University officials say gifts totaling $3.5 million will help Nebraskans with their education, health and well-being.

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Education
2:07 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

New behavior program life-changing for parents, students

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new behavior modification program is changing the lives of some parents and their children in Lincoln Public Schools.

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