education

Education
8:03 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Nebraska education officials scrap test scores

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials are throwing out the results of statewide writing tests plagued by technological problems.

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Education
8:50 am
Mon July 21, 2014

University of Nebraska wants 5 pct increase in aid

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska plans to ask lawmakers to approve a 5 percent increase in state aid next year to help pay for key initiatives.

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Education
1:00 am
Fri July 18, 2014

OPS looks to possible $682 million bond issue for facilities

OPS is looking at a $682 million bond issue for critical infrastructure work, upgrades, and new schools.

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Education
4:00 am
Mon July 14, 2014

OPS studying student assignment plan options

The Omaha Public Schools received 3,500 responses to a survey on the district's student assignment plan.

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Education
10:10 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Bellevue school project focuses on kindness, understanding

Students at a Bellevue school spent the last three weeks of their school year on projects teaching about kindness, prejudice, and being misunderstood.

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Education
8:00 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Study examines role of stress hormones in voting

A new study by a team of UNL and UNO researchers finds there might be a biological reason why some people don’t vote.

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Health/Medical
8:03 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Changes to school health screenings for 2014-15 year

Changes are coming to the health screenings Nebraska children have before starting school.

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Education
8:05 am
Mon June 23, 2014

New MCC buildings focus on career and technical jobs

Metropolitan Community College breaks ground Tuesday on three new buildings at the Fort Omaha Campus.

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Education
2:30 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

New Learning Community Center to focus on early childhood education

A new Learning Community Center will open in September in north Omaha.

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Government
8:10 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Omaha-area districts lead in lobbying

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's largest public schools are still using local tax dollars to pay for lobbyists at the Capitol, and more than three-fourths of that money is coming from districts in the Omaha area.

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