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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two central Nebraska companies have been chosen to participate in Gov. Pete Ricketts' new initiative to expand the state's skilled workforce.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say enrollment in the University of Nebraska system has risen 1.2 percent over last year to hit a 22-year high of more than 51,800 students.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is warning Chinese students about an Internet scam aimed at them and their parents.

Six classes at Omaha’s Lewis and Clark Middle School are learning civic engagement through a PBS NewsHour project.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off a review of school funding and its impact on local property taxes, an issue that has divided the Legislature in years past.

Creighton University

Classes begin Wednesday for Creighton University students, and they’ll be part of a program to measure and reduce campus energy use.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska school board has voted to eliminate class rank, beginning with next year's freshman class.

Metropolitan Community College to offer accelerated courses

Aug 18, 2015

Metropolitan Community College plans to start offering accelerated five-week-long classes this fall.

TREYNOR, Iowa (AP) — A schools superintendent has appealed the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners' decision to suspend his state license for 30 days.

An upcoming conference at UNO focuses on the role of arts and literature in a curriculum focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math.

MCC's TRiO program to continue through 2020

Aug 7, 2015

A Metropolitan Community College program helping first-generation college students has received a $1.7 million grant.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is touting Iowa's progress with STEM education as he continues to defend his veto of some one-time education spending.

UNO plans to add four new degree programs this fall, as well as open a new center in the College of Business.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A report shows that Nebraska public schools have reported eight serious cheating incidents by school personnel during statewide academic testing since 2010.

Nebraska ranked 10th in overall well-being of children

Jul 21, 2015

A new report says 18 percent of Nebraska children live in poverty, and 37,000 live in high-poverty neighborhoods.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska is offering 150 scholarships to high schools for students who want to enroll in the Nebraska Virtual Scholars program.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are once again looking to lower property taxes, but this time they're turning to the single largest expense on landowners' tax bills: school funding.

Creighton University plans to offer a doctoral program in clinical and translational science starting this fall.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Enrollment is dipping at Iowa Western Community College, driving down revenue and contributing to the college's recent decision to increase tuition by $11 a credit hour.

Emspace Group

The Archdiocese of Omaha says a new Catholic ministry center and housing for UNO students will open next fall.

A new collaboration seeks to help small emerging businesses in Omaha compete for major construction contracts.

The new Nebraska Early Childhood Exchange web portal is meant to be a one-stop shop for early childcare providers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new private school in Omaha that won't charge families a dime for their children's education is wrapping up renovation work in preparation for its August opening.

OPS administrators discuss need for longer school days

Jun 17, 2015

OPS administrators say a longer school day will allow teachers to focus more on science, math, reading, and writing.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A longer school day is ahead for students attending classes in the Omaha Public Schools district.

Interim studies to look at property taxes, education funding

Jun 15, 2015

A Nebraska tax policy think tank wants lawmakers to look at how schools are funded.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska president is proposing tuition increases for the next two school years after two years of tuition freezes for resident students.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska president is proposing tuition increases for the next two school years after two years of tuition freezes for resident students.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new Nebraska school accountability and improvement system will be taking a test run this summer before it is implemented in December.

Program helping low-income students transition to college

Jun 4, 2015

Low-income high school students headed to college are getting help with their transition through a College Possible program.

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