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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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Education
11:56 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Program aims to help poor kids overcome education obstacles

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six Omaha-area school districts next year will test a new concept in early childhood education that's aimed at helping kids from poor families surmount educational obstacles.

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Education
7:25 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Creighton, Regis Announce New Partnership

By 2025, Occupational Therapists may have to have a doctorate just to apply for entry level positions.

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Education
2:07 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

New behavior program life-changing for parents, students

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new behavior modification program is changing the lives of some parents and their children in Lincoln Public Schools.

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Government
8:19 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Nebraska groups unveil school funding, property tax proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker and several advocacy groups say they'll work this year to increase state aid for schools while reducing what rural districts have to generate through property taxes.

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Education
8:45 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Omaha superintendent apologizes to parent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Schools superintendent has apologized to a parent who claimed the school leader threatened him over complaints about a principal.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Nebraska among the healthiest states in the nation

A new report says Nebraska is the tenth healthiest state in the nation.

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Education
2:00 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Midland University names new president

Midland University has named its next president.

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