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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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Education
10:17 am
Mon August 4, 2014

Nebraska scholarship program searches for funding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say the loss of federal funding could jeopardize a program that pays tuition and fees for low-income high school students taking college-credit courses in Nebraska.

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Health/Medical
2:47 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Omaha students take peer-to-peer approach to fighting obesity

A new program at Omaha’s Northwest High School uses a peer-to-peer approach to target obesity prevention.

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Government
8:09 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Nebraska group forms to develop state workforce

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new group has formed to connect Nebraska educators with the state's business community. The goal: Better prepare the state's students for their careers.

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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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