education

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska is offering the first financial support program in the University of Nebraska system for doctoral students centered on early childhood education.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers will lead a $6.5 million study of policies and practices of early childhood education.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Board of Education has approved an update to sex education standards after months of debate.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The leadership of a statewide association that sets policies for high school extracurricular activities and sports in Nebraska has adopted a gender participation policy.

The Midlands Mentoring Partnership says as many as 25,000 to 30,000 Omaha-area youth need mentors.

The Omaha Public Schools board could vote in two weeks on the first changes to the district’s sex education curriculum in 30 years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A public interest group wants the Legislature to examine the practices and performance measures of for-profit colleges operating in Nebraska.

UNO plans to offer a minor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies starting this spring.

FARRAGUT, Iowa (AP) — The superintendent of a troubled Iowa school district has resigned, saying he no longer has a role to play after the state's Board of Education stripped away the district's local control.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska School Activities Association has proposed a draft policy that would put the initial decision to let transgender students in high school sports in the hands of parents and local school districts.

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