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Education
2:21 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Nebraska native chosen as Creighton's new president

Fr. Daniel Hendrickson is Creighton University's new president.
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Creighton University’s new president is a Nebraska native who’ll return home in July.

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Education
3:25 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

2 boards balk at decision on Learning Community

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two suburban Omaha school boards have decided not to oppose or support a plan that would eliminate a common property tax levy for a school system aimed at closing the achievement gap between poor and middle-class students and increasing classroom diversity.

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Education
3:24 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Creighton University president to leave in January

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University President Timothy Lannon has announced that he'll be leaving his post sooner than expected.

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Education
6:17 am
Sat November 22, 2014

Nebraska graduation rate up to nearly 90 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's public high-school graduation rate increased slightly this year, but came up just shy of the 90 percent goal set by state officials.

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Education
3:34 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

OPS officials to meet with family of Nathan Hale student who drowned

Omaha Public Schools officials plan to meet soon, possibly Wednesday, with the family of a Nathan Hale Middle School student who drowned.

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Education
3:32 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

State Education Association: report on education policy is flawed

The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, released its 19th annual report card on American education late last month.

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Education
9:04 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Parents focus critical eye on Lincoln schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group has formed to push for transparency and parental rights at Lincoln Public Schools.

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General News
1:00 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Heartland 2050: vision plan looks at transportation, workforce, welcoming communities

Attracting a young and skilled workforce and being a welcoming community are among the goals identified in the Heartland 2050 Vision.

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Education
8:14 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Omaha board backs scrapping of common school levy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board is backing a plan to eliminate the property tax levy it shares with neighboring districts to support the Learning Community.

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Education
1:11 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

UNO named top military-friendly university

UNO has been named the top university in the U.S. for veterans.

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