education

Education
8:34 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Omaha Public Schools board chooses new leaders

Former OPS board president Freddie Gray

The Omaha Public Schools board has new leadership.

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Education
8:35 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Black-Jew Dialogues brings discussion on civil rights, diversity, race

A two-man show coming to Omaha this week discusses issues of race, diversity, and stereotypes through comedy and education.

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Government
2:19 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Governor's budget request includes more money for schools

Governor Dave Heineman’s budget request includes additional state aid for K-12 schools.

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Government
8:41 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Iowa Gov. Branstad supports tuition freeze for universities

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A leader of Iowa's public universities is praising Gov. Terry Branstad for supporting funding to pay for their plans to freeze tuition rates for in-state undergraduate students.

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Omaha
8:34 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Appeals court: jury should decide on Creighton med student case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court says a jury should be allowed to decide whether Creighton University discriminated against a deaf medical school student.

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Education
1:00 am
Mon January 14, 2013

OPS board still negotiating new contract with superintendent-elect

The Omaha Public Schools board is still working to finalize a contract with superintendent-elect Mark Evans.

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Government
2:26 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Bill would cut OPS board to nine members

A State Senator from Omaha has once again introduced a bill to reduce the size of the Omaha Public Schools board.

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Education
9:12 am
Fri January 11, 2013

OPS board to hold special meeting on superintendent contract

OPS superintendent-elect Mark Evans.
Credit OPS

The Omaha Public Schools board will meet at 7:30 Saturday morning to discuss and possibly approve a contract for superintendent-elect Mark Evans.

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Education
3:01 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

New OPS board members sworn in

Education
1:27 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Incoming OPS superintendent focused on student achievement, accountability

OPS superintendent-elect Mark Evans
Credit OPS

OPS’ superintendent-elect says he’s focused on student achievement, partnerships, and specific, measurable goals.

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