LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The group that governs Nebraska high school sports is drafting a policy on allowing transgender athletes to compete because there has been some interest in it.

This is the 50th year of the Head Start program, which provides early childhood education opportunities for low-income children.

WALNUT, Iowa (AP) — Voters have overwhelmingly approved a plan for an Iowa school district to merge with another one in the face of declining enrollment and budget problems.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say enrollment in the University of Nebraska system has risen 1.2 percent over last year to hit a 22-year high of more than 51,800 students.

Six classes at Omaha’s Lewis and Clark Middle School are learning civic engagement through a PBS NewsHour project.

Creighton University

Classes begin Wednesday for Creighton University students, and they’ll be part of a program to measure and reduce campus energy use.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska school board has voted to eliminate class rank, beginning with next year's freshman class.

Metropolitan Community College plans to start offering accelerated five-week-long classes this fall.

TREYNOR, Iowa (AP) — A schools superintendent has appealed the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners' decision to suspend his state license for 30 days.

An upcoming conference at UNO focuses on the role of arts and literature in a curriculum focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math.