LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker and several advocacy groups say they'll work this year to increase state aid for schools while reducing what rural districts have to generate through property taxes.
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.
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.
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.