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Education
6:52 am
Sat August 30, 2014

School board puts $421M bond measure on ballot

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board has placed a $421 million bond measure on the November ballot to repair old schools and eventually build more schools where student enrollment is increasi

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Politics & Elections
7:45 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

OPS bond issue goes to voters

Voters in the Omaha Public Schools district will decide in November if the district should borrow $421 million for a slate of projects.

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Education
1:00 am
Thu August 28, 2014

OPS board to decide if bond issue goes on November ballot

The Omaha Public Schools board will vote Thursday evening on whether or not to place a $421 million bond on the November 4th ballot.

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Education
3:09 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

OpenSky Releases a Report on K-12 Funding

The OpenSky Policy Institute has released a new report called Investing in our Future: An Overview of Nebraska’s Education Funding System.

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Education
8:24 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Nebraska schools rely heavily on property taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's K-12 public schools rely more heavily on local taxes for funding than any other state in the nation.

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Education
8:13 am
Fri August 15, 2014

OPS considering a smaller bond proposal

The Omaha Public Schools board is considering a scaled-back bond proposal.

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Education
8:12 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Omaha teacher wins national environmental ed award

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha teacher is one of 17 nationwide to receive an EPA award for environmental education.

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Education
8:05 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Omaha schools see influx from Central America

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Schools has had in the past two years a sharp increase in new students born in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

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Government
8:07 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Nebraska schools accountability plan taking shape

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Board of Education is fleshing out the new system framework for holding public schools accountable.

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Education
2:54 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Late August deadline for OPS vote on facilities bond issue

The Omaha Public Schools board has until August 29th to vote on a facilities bond issue for it to go before voters in November.

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