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Education
7:58 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Compromise for splitting Nebraska education money advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have reached a compromise over how to split millions of dollars in Nebraska Lottery money for education grants and programs.

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Education
2:57 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Gay man ousted from Catholic school may have little recourse

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a teacher whose Omaha Catholic school contract will not be renewed because of his same-sex relationship say the school is discriminating against him based on his sexual orientation.

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Education
7:57 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Online petition seeks to save job of gay speech teacher

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Students, parents and alumni of an Omaha Catholic high school have signed an online petition calling for the school to reverse its decision to fire a teacher over his same-sex relationship.

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Education
2:21 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

Nebraska school district to expand career readiness program

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska school district will soon incorporate opportunities for high school seniors to go to work for local businesses as part of a program designed to prepare students for careers.

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Education
1:29 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Omaha school board approves plan to create career academy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A school board has approved a plan to convert Benson High School in Omaha into a career academy, which is a new twist on the traditional vocational schools.

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Education
9:00 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Nebraska cities, school boards oppose open ballot bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lobbyists for Nebraska cities and school boards are fighting two bills that would require elected officials to disclose how they voted when picking leaders.

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Education
6:06 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Common Core - The Pros and Cons is focus of February press club

February’s Omaha Press Club’s Noon Forum centered on the pros and cons of the Common Core State Standards Initiatives.

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Education
6:00 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Applications being accepted for the Cooke Scholarship

Jack Kent Cooke, former owner of the Redskins and the Lakers, started a scholarship many years ago aimed at exceptionally high performing low income kids across the country.

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Education
6:06 am
Tue February 10, 2015

US Department of Ed. Devotes Sought After Funding to Closing the Degree Divide

College Possible recently received an Investing in Innovation i3 Grant from the US Department of Education.

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Education
1:10 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

Confusion to lead to Omaha Public School grading revision

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Revisions to Omaha Public Schools' standards-based grading policy may be on the way after a survey showed that teachers are not happy with the system.

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