education

General News
1:00 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Heartland 2050: vision plan looks at transportation, workforce, welcoming communities

Attracting a young and skilled workforce and being a welcoming community are among the goals identified in the Heartland 2050 Vision.

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Education
8:14 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Omaha board backs scrapping of common school levy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board is backing a plan to eliminate the property tax levy it shares with neighboring districts to support the Learning Community.

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Education
1:11 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

UNO named top military-friendly university

UNO has been named the top university in the U.S. for veterans.

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Education
6:06 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Speaker to Discuss Immigration and International Social Connections

UNO’s Office of Latino/Latin American Studies is presenting a lecture by Cecilia Menjivar this morning at 11:30.

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Government
1:38 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Nebraska to seek waiver from US education law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials are moving forward in seeking a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law.

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Government
12:45 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

4 finalists selected for U. of Nebraska presidency

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska's presidential search committee has named four finalists to replace former President J.B. Milliken.

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Education
6:18 am
Sat November 1, 2014

NU presidential finalists could be named Monday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska's presidential search committee could name four finalists for the job on Monday.

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Education
12:18 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

UNO Chancellor looks to the growing school's future

UNO’s Chancellor says the university has a goal to grow to 20,000 students over the next six years.

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Education
6:15 am
Sat October 25, 2014

Schools face penalties under 'flawed' standards

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Roughly half of Nebraska schools have repeatedly failed to meet proficiency standards under the federal No Child Left Behind Act, but officials say those results are flawed and misleading.

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Nebraska
8:30 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Grant to provide rural Nebraska social services

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska at Omaha has received a $1.3 million federal grant to send graduate students in social work to rural Nebraska areas to help at-risk youth with behavioral health concerns.

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