OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton Prep High School is looking for a new president, less than a year after the hiring of its current one.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says he is looking seriously at applying for the presidency of the University of Nebraska.

A new report says young people aren’t prepared for military service because of inadequate education, a criminal record, or being overweight.

Summit focuses on how to respond to, stop bullying

May 8, 2014

Students and educators from 32 schools gathered in Omaha Thursday morning to learn how to stand up against bullying.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Budget cuts to cover a $4.65 million shortfall have been imposed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

76% of Creighton University’s student graduate in the normal four-year timeframe.

Creighton named to list of best green colleges

May 2, 2014

Creighton University is being recognized for sustainability efforts.

Three community meetings will be held next week so that the public may weigh in on Omaha Public Schools’ Facilities Master Plan.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An incoming dean at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln was cited in a discrimination complaint in her former position at Central Michigan University.

OPS, Fontenelle Elementary given green ribbon designation

Apr 28, 2014

The Omaha Public Schools district is one of nine nationwide to be recognized for sustainability efforts.

OPS board approves five-year strategic plan

Apr 24, 2014

More students graduating from high school in four years is one of the outcomes identified in OPS’ five-year strategic plan.

Race for Results: report looks at barriers to success

Apr 16, 2014

A new report shows children of color face racial and socioeconomic barriers to success.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new superintendent has been named to lead Millard Public Schools in Omaha.

Three finalists for Millard Public Schools superintendent

Mar 24, 2014

Millard Public Schools has identified three finalists for its next superintendent.

Several of Creighton University’s graduate programs are ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s list of 2015 Best Graduate Schools.

OPS taking public comment on strategic plan

Mar 21, 2014

OPS is taking public comment on its strategic plan.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on Friday is expected to vote on the appointment of an interim president to replace J.B. Milliken, who is leaving for a job in New York.

Two UNMC programs get top-ten national rankings

Mar 14, 2014

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

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.

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.

Creighton president retiring in 2015

Mar 7, 2014

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

UNO, STRATCOM partner on leadership program

Mar 6, 2014

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

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

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.

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

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

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

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa House have approved an anti-bullying measure that would emphasize teacher training standards.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's high school seniors are trailing students in other states when it comes to scoring well on Advanced Placement exams.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Educators and advocates are supporting efforts to change Nebraska's truancy law.