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Students at North Omaha High School were recently given their own laptop for use at school. Sounds like a great idea but how is it working out in reality? Omaha North sophomore Eleanor Dunning has the answer...

  

  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two organizations are criticizing new University of Nebraska directives on free speech and draft proposals on campus free speech zones.

Think you know a lot about the national debt and want to prove it? Metropolitan Community College is offering you the chance as they host a National Debt Trivia Night Thursday, March 29th.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A state official says Nebraska's new academic assessments may eventually reduce the time students spend in state testing and get scores back to districts quicker.

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska recently released its second year evaluation of the Superintendents’ Early Childhood Plan.

The annual SkillsUSA competition took place last week

Mar 9, 2018

The annual SkillsUSA event was held last Friday at the OPS Career Center and Omaha North High sophomore Eleanor Dunning was there…

  

  

The Adolescent Health Project’s Sweet Talk campaign is meant to normalize conversations teens have with their parents or guardians about sexuality and relationships.

All fifth graders in OPPD’s service territory are invited to participate in its annual Marshmallow Challenge.

Students raising money for trip to Normandy

Feb 15, 2018

Eleanor Dunning, sophomore at Omaha North Magnet High School, joins us next with a story on a group of students who plan to commemorate a very special day this summer with a trip abroad. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska administrators, faculty members, students and their allies are imploring lawmakers to reject the state budget cuts proposed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

For over 100 years, the Girl Scouts have been selling their well-known cookies.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A school district board in eastern Nebraska has voted to eliminate middle school French and German language classes.

When Eric Meyer, Ph.D. candidate at UNMC’s College of Public Health, was writing up articles on the research he collected from a yearlong study, he noticed the emotions and feelings of participants weren’t coming through the way he wanted.

Courtesy of NAWIC

The National Association of Women in Construction’s Education Foundation is offering its annual Block Kids Contest this Saturday.

Creighton is kicking off its new Global Scholars Program this fall. 

What’s the key to being a successful mentor?  You just have to be willing to spend about four hours a month with your student and be open to teaching them new skills or exploring their interests. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A $2 million gift from the estate of a former art student and football player has allowed the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to create an endowment fund.

The New Year, New Business series returns to the Omaha Public Library starting tomorrow at Noon.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are easing scoring on a test for future teachers so more applicants can pass.

For those looking for something fun for their kids to do during the holiday break, MCC at Do Space is offering two camps.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee recently interviewed Melissa Comine, Chief Academic Officer with Curriculum and Instruction Support in the Omaha Public Schools.  Lee talked to Comine about challenges she’s come up against in her first three months in her new role and some of her goals in her first year…

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee recently sat down with Melissa Comine, Chief Academic Officer with Curriculum and Instruction Support in the Omaha Public Schools.  Comine discussed her new role and her love for the district…

The Student Innovation Challenge, run by DLR Group starts today and wraps up tomorrow afternoon.  The two-day event features teams from Bennington, Gretna and Elmwood-Murdock.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some University of Nebraska administrators are anticipating significant changes beyond those identified this fall by budget response teams.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha attorney who served as a University of Nebraska student regent is seeking a new seat on the university's governing board.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Educators say the wrist monitors some Lincoln middle school students are wearing are reinforcing the children's efforts to get fit.

NU working to grow student success rates

Oct 31, 2017

Each University of Nebraska campus has implemented research-based strategies aimed at helping students stay on the path to a degree so they can graduate on time, with less debt, and enter the workforce sooner. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say Grace University in Omaha will end academic operations at the end of the school year in spring.

Metropolitan Community College is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a screening of the video, ”No Mas Bebes,” tomorrow at 12:10.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An administrator at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln says the school is going to focus on maintaining a growing enrollment despite a challenging higher education budget.

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