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Education
12:18 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

UNO Chancellor looks to the growing school's future

UNO’s Chancellor says the university has a goal to grow to 20,000 students over the next six years.

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Education
6:15 am
Sat October 25, 2014

Schools face penalties under 'flawed' standards

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Roughly half of Nebraska schools have repeatedly failed to meet proficiency standards under the federal No Child Left Behind Act, but officials say those results are flawed and misleading.

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Nebraska
8:30 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Grant to provide rural Nebraska social services

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska at Omaha has received a $1.3 million federal grant to send graduate students in social work to rural Nebraska areas to help at-risk youth with behavioral health concerns.

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Education
11:32 am
Tue October 14, 2014

School officials studying Omaha Learning Community

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Superintendents in the Omaha area are studying the effectiveness of the Learning Community and have released a draft of their first joint report.

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Omaha
3:14 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Northwest High School, UNO students mark 9/11 anniversary with anti-bias event

A group of Northwest High School and UNO students will mark the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks with an event about understanding differences.

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Government
8:22 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Branstad calls for reducing college costs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad called Tuesday for the state's public universities to reduce tuition costs by implementing a number of changes.

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Education
1:08 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Phoenix Scholarship Academy Welcomes Erin Gruwell

Erin Gruwell, Founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation, is the featured speaker for The Phoenix Academy’s Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, October 1st.

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Education
8:35 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Nebraska language arts standards plan wins key OK

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials representing the state's colleges have agreed that proposed state language arts standards will prepare students for college or a career once they graduate from high school.

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Education
8:19 am
Wed September 3, 2014

State scores in math, science, reading improve

77 percent of Nebraska students met or exceeded standards on statewide reading tests last year.

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Education
6:06 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Creighton University's enrollment is up

Creighton University has enrolled the second largest freshman class in school history with a total of 1,023 students.

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