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Education
5:30 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Biblical archaeology conference marks 15th year

The Temple Mount, Egypt’s pharaohs, and the Lover’s Coin are all topics of discussion at this year’s Batchelder Conference on Biblical Archaeology.

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Education
8:04 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Report looks at role of academic coaching, support in low-income students' success

A new study shows a program of academic coaching and support improves the chances that low-income high school students will not only go to college, but succeed.

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Education
8:12 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Education report shows gains for Iowa kids

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A national education assessment report shows Iowa students have had some gains in math and reading since 2011, but stagnation over the long term remains a challenge.

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Education
8:07 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Archaeology conference scheduled in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Secrets from the Temple Mount and the role of Egypt's pharaoh in Israel will be among topics to be discussed at this year's Batchelder Conference of Biblical Archeology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus.

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Education
1:00 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Group calls for repeal of Nebraska's truancy law

A Nebraska group that advocates for family authority as part of education policy wants the state’s truancy law repealed.

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Education
9:10 am
Tue October 29, 2013

OPS board picks new Subdistrict 9 member

The Omaha Public Schools board has a new member.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Nebraska Methodist College adding doctoral degree program

Nebraska Methodist College will offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree starting next fall.

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Health/Medical
2:41 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Teen behavior survey results released

Douglas County health officials say more needs to be done to address the mental health needs of teenagers.

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Nebraska
11:32 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Six northeast Nebraska towns look at school consolidation

LYONS, Neb. (AP) — Six northeastern Nebraska cities are discussing consolidating their school districts into one.

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Education
8:12 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Syria discussions, violence in Egypt topics of UNO Middle East Forum

Ongoing violence in Egypt, and upcoming international talks on Syria, are among the topics that’ll be discussed Thursday at this month’s Middle East Forum.

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