education

Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Forums set to meet the candidates for OPS Subdistricts 7, 8, 9

The final three forums with the candidates for the Omaha Public Schools board are Tuesday evening.

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Education
1:58 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

UNO Political Science Dept Teams with Sen. Ben Nelson

Former Senator Ben Nelson

UNO’s political science department is helping introduce young people to government by having a “Politician-in-Residence.” 

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Politics & Elections
8:57 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Nine forums set for public to meet the OPS board candidates

A series of forums are set with the candidates for the nine Omaha Public Schools Board of Education subdistricts.

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Government
9:07 am
Sun March 17, 2013

Omaha lawmaker wants pledge of allegiance rule reversed

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker says he wants to overturn a State Board of Education policy that requires schools to allow students time to recite the Pledge of Allegiance daily.

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Government
9:04 am
Sun March 17, 2013

NU budget official warns of tuition increases, program cuts without Legislative action

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A budget official with the University of Nebraska says the four-campus system would be have to increase tuition by about 4 percent each of the next two years or make program cuts if its state funding comes in shorter than expected.

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Government
10:52 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Lawmaker calls for statewide sexual abuse training policy for schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker wants to require the state Department of Education to develop a child sexual abuse policy.

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Education
3:04 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Learning Community open enrollment underway

General News
3:10 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Grammy Winner John Legend Speaks at YP Summit

John Legend
Courtesy of Cheril Lee

Education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty says Grammy winning singer and humanitarian John Legend.

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Government
8:28 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Lawmakers discuss common core standards for Nebraska schools

LINCOLN – The State Board of Education could adopt new nationwide curriculum standards for Nebraska’s public schools under a bill introduced by Sen. Jim Scheer of Norfolk.

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Education
8:09 am
Mon February 25, 2013

OPS reviewing its use of legal services

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board is reworking its legal team, and working to reduce its use of outside lawyers.

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