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.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's K-12 public schools would receive an additional $35.7 million in state equalization aid under a bill that won first-round approval in the Legislature.

OPS reorganizing central office staff

Feb 3, 2014

26 Omaha Public Schools staff in the Department of Student and Family Services will be moved out of the central office.

College Possible program expanding

Jan 29, 2014

A program helping low-income students go to college is expanding next year.

A program at Omaha’s Crestridge Magnet School works to involve the entire school community in ending bullying.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats who hold the majority in the Iowa Senate want to boost state education funding for the 2015 school year, but the Republican governor and Republicans controlling the state House have shown little interest in considering the proposal this year.

The College of St. Mary is holding an open house Sunday for its new nursing skills lab and simulation center.

State Senator proposes selling or privatizing MUD

Jan 8, 2014

A state Senator from Omaha says he’ll introduce a bill to sell or privatize the Metropolitan Utilities District.

January is National Mentoring Month

Jan 7, 2014

12 organizations are members of Omaha’s Midlands Mentoring Partnership.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials intend to devise a new way to score public schools so they can get the help they need to improve.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A panel of Nebraska lawmakers is planning a new push to increase early childhood education funding after the Legislature reconvenes in January.

Springfield-Platteview School District officials want to know what the district’s most pressing infrastructure needs are.

Sen. Harkin discusses legislative priorities for 2014

Dec 19, 2013

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa says education and jobs will be among his priorities next year.

UNO student Brittany Conroy was recently honored with a first place award for her work on Physiology and Immunology.

The Learning Community of Douglas and Sarpy County was established by the Nebraska Legislature in 2009.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state education board has chosen Matthew Blomstedt to serve as Nebraska's new education commissioner.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are looking to increase participation in Nebraska's state-sponsored college savings plan, which is disproportionately used by higher-income families.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 28-year-old Omaha teacher has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad wants more people in Iowa to know about the benefits of science, technology, engineering and math education.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal headed for the State Board of Education would set standards for fine arts education in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal headed for the State Board of Education would set standards for fine arts education in Nebraska.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say two students have been arrested for allegedly bringing a loaded gun to an Omaha school.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The man who leads special schools for deaf and blind students in Iowa has announced plans to retire.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The chancellor of the medical college at the University of Toledo has been named to lead the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Bryan High School recently opened its new School-Based Health Center.

An event this weekend at Creighton University gives students three days to develop a technology company.

Springfield-Platteview voters reject bond measure

Nov 13, 2013

Voters in the Springfield-Platteview School District have rejected a $35.7 million dollar bond measure.