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BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Classes have begun at a new high school in eastern Nebraska where teachers will serve more as mentors who challenge and engage students instead of lecturing.

Partnership 4 Kids recently received a 2-year funding grant from the United Way of the Midlands.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The solar eclipse will sweep through Nebraska later this month, and some professors and institutions see it as an opportunity to teach students about astronomy, space and science.

Cheril Lee’s conversation with OPS Superintendent Mark Evans continues with a focus on Evans’ plans and challenges in his final year…

  

  

Metropolitan Community College is offering a new career certificate focused on immigration laws and procedures.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans on Monday to discuss the superintendent search and busing issues.

  

  

  

  

  

FindAMentor.com is an online mentor search service with over 1900 different categories available.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska system president has announced new structures and processes aimed at saving the system $30 million in coming years.

Making Invisible History Visible is an Omaha Public Schools project that focuses on studying minority history and the contributions minorities have made both to the city of Omaha and the state of Nebraska.

Three students and one teacher from Benson High Magnet School will be traveling overseas next month for a robotics competition.

The Utility Line Program at Metropolitan Community College prepares students to enter the power line lineman industry.

Rob Dickson, Executive Director of Information Management Services at Omaha Public Schools, says about 18 months ago, OPS was looking at projects for its two turnaround programs at Wakonda and Kennedy Elementary Schools.

Since the first week of May, Dr. Jeffrey Gold has been serving as chancellor for both UNMC and UNO.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Taking pictures of Nebraska farms and ranches could win your child $1,000 in a college fund.

The Fine Lines Writing Summer Camp returns for its 18th year next week.  All workshops will take place in the UNO campus’ Ballroom and will be broken up by age and interest.

The Urban League of Omaha’s Girls Summer STEAM Academy focuses on exposing underserved, underprivileged girls of color to career fields in Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Arts and Math.

OPS Pension Shortfall

Jun 14, 2017

Omaha Public Schools will need $15.5 million to make up a deficit in its pension plan.  That’s according to a recent article in the Omaha World Herald.

The VNA’s Senior Speaker Series continues with “Dinner for One: Adding Mealtime Appeal” on Thursday, June 8th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska regents this week likely will decide how much students will contribute in higher tuition to help close a university budget gap.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University plans to cut about 60 nonteaching positions at the Omaha Jesuit institution.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is urging Nebraska's top student test-takers to stay in the state for college or return to build their careers.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities put out the 4th edition of its State of Learning Disabilities report earlier this month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has proposed a study looking at the possible merger of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans this week to talk about why he decided to stay on as superintendent.  He also answered questions from the Student Voices Council…

The search for a new chancellor for the University of Nebraska at Omaha has been put on pause indefinitely.

Earlier this week, KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans to talk about potential busing concerns for next year, issues with the board and why he decided to stay on as superintendent for one more year...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Education is considering a five-year, $29.2 million contract with a company that's offering a new approach to the majority of statewide academic tests for elementary students.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The board that oversees Iowa's three public universities has elected a new president.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The labor union representing public school teachers in Nebraska has created a new strategic plan to advance "a culture of social justice."

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The next Omaha Science Cafe will focus on technological advances in eye surgery.

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