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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The two remaining finalists for the Omaha superintendent job have withdrawn, forcing the school board to reopen the search it began last fall.

The College of St. Mary will hold two free presentations on Tuesday, March 21st, focused on a landmark Supreme Court ruling affirming students’ right of free speech.

The Iowa West Foundation recently awarded Iowa Legal Aid’s Youth Link Project with a $28,000 grant.

On Tuesday night, search firm McPherson & Jacobson recommended three finalists for Omaha Public Schools’ next superintendent to the Board of Education.

Metropolitan Community College’s Re-Entry Assistance program serves the currently incarcerated and recently released populations to achieve education and training.

In honor of National Engineering Week, February 19th through the 25th, OPPD’s Society of Engineers is hosting its annual Marshmallow Challenge.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week to talk about the superintendent search and school vouchers.

  

  

UNO’s College of Information, Science & Technology is offering an IT Academy Thursday, February 16th and Friday, February 17th.

Omaha-Council Bluffs Area statistics show13,094 kids in grades 3-8 and 11 in Douglas and Sarpy counties weren’t reading on their Grade Level in the 2014-2015 school year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board has voted in a new president and vice president, breaking a deadlock that had led to 125 board votes on the presidency at its last meeting.

Omaha Public Schools started holding Open Houses earlier this week. 

RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — Young immigrants who want to learn English are getting help from other students in Ralston who also struggled to learn the language.

Metropolitan Community College’s Foundation received a $40,000 community development grant from First National Bank of Omaha.

DLR Group recently hosted a Student Innovation Challenge where they invited four schools to consider a problem they were passionate about and then find a solution for it. Here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee with more…

  

  

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

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.

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