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Education
8:13 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Creighton enrollment continues upward trend

Creighton University has 961 freshman students this school year.

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Education
8:11 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Nebraska ACT scores above the national average

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's 2013 high school graduates scored higher than students nationally.

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Education
2:45 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

OPS board to vote September 4 on 2013-14 budget

Public hearings are set for September 4 on the Omaha Public Schools’ new fiscal year budget.

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Government
8:14 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Hearings set on school funding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group of lawmakers will travel to central and western Nebraska in October for public hearings on the state's K-12 school funding formula.

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Education
3:16 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

UNO CBA Professor Named Eminent Scholar

Dr. Mark Wohar, Courtesy of UNO

UNO’s first eminent scholar is Dr. Mark Wohar, a Distinguished Professor in the College of Business Administration.

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Education
7:50 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Test scores up in OPS, statewide

Achievement test scores are up in both the Omaha Public Schools district and statewide.

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Education
11:18 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Nebraska test scores improve in math, science, reading

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska students who took math, science and reading exams received higher average scores this year than in 2012, according to new state data.

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Government
10:46 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Researchers to evaluate school support program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have been given a $3.2 million federal grant to evaluate a program that uses parent-to-parent support to help families keep kids in school.

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Education
9:31 am
Sun August 4, 2013

New Omaha middle school named for Tuskegee Airman

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new Omaha public middle school opening later this month will bear the name a Tuskegee Airman who was fatally shot down during World War Two.

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Government
8:08 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Lawmakers examine funding options for K-12 schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Members of the Legislature's Education Committee are weighing different funding options for K-12 schools, including a suggestion to let districts impose a local sales tax.

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