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KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week to talk about the district’s most recent challenges and achievements…

  

  

  

Metropolitan Community College at Do Space will offer a one-day Minecraft camp for students ages 7-14, Tuesday, January 3rd from 9-3.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Elkhorn school board decided to promote Assistant Superintendent Bary Habrock to lead the growing district when current superintendent Steve Baker retires next year.

Alec Rome is a junior at Omaha’s Central High School.  Born with a voice for radio, Alec is using his natural talent as a sportscaster and doing play-by-play announcing for three different sports at his school.  With more, here’s KIOS News Director Cheril Lee…

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The next Omaha Science Cafe will focus on the use of science to help save endangered clouded leopards and Sumatran tigers.

CollegeChoice.net recently named The College of St. Mary one of the safest small campuses in the United States.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dozens of Nebraska home-schoolers are forging a new educational path at Omaha's Virtual School.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dozens of Nebraska home-schoolers are forging a new educational path at Omaha's Virtual School.

Miller Park Elementary School, in the OPS school district, has enjoyed a 100% attendance rate for their parent/guardian report card conferences for the past seven years.

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.

“Strength and Motivation for Life’s Challenges” is the theme of the 19th annual Omaha Women’s Health & Wellness Conference.

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.”

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.

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