education

Health/Medical
4:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Two UNMC programs get top-ten national rankings

UNMC has received two top ten rankings in a new U.S. News and World Report ranking of graduate schools.

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Government
1:00 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

School funding for 2015 again shot down in Iowa House

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — House Democrats have tried once again to push Republicans to debate a bill that would provide school districts with a 6 percent increase in funding for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015.

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Government
9:41 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Neb. statewide education vision bill advanced

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers on a Nebraska education committee are looking for new long-term goals for the state's K-12 schools and colleges.

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Education
2:30 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Creighton president retiring in 2015

Creighton University President Father Timothy Lannon is retiring in June 2015.

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Education
2:30 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

UNO, STRATCOM partner on leadership program

UNO and STRATCOM are partnering on a new leadership and professional development program.

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Education
8:11 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Board OKs Nebraska fine arts standards for schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The State Board of Education has approved Nebraska's first fine arts standards in music, visual, performing and media arts.

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Education
3:07 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Iowa gov. launches teacher leadership program

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nearly 40 school districts have been selected to initiate teacher leadership programs next school year as part of Iowa's 2013 education reform plan.

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Education
11:47 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Another bond issue to be decided by Springfield-Platteview voters

Voters in the Springfield-Platteview School District will once again be asked to approve a bond for infrastructure upgrades.

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Education
2:30 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Program seeks to foster positive connections between police and children

A program at Omaha’s Central Park Elementary School seeks to connect students with Omaha Police officers in a positive setting.

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Education
6:06 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Take New Steps event returns Wednesday

Tomorrow, the Douglas County Health Department in partnership with the Child Saving Institute, will offer its second annual Take New Steps event.

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