education

Government
8:01 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Iowa House panel approves anti-bullying measure

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

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Education
11:31 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Neb. trails other states in student AP test scores

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.

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Education
8:48 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Neb. educators support changes to truancy law

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

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Education
1:33 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Increase in Nebraska school funding advances

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.

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Education
8:17 am
Mon February 3, 2014

OPS reorganizing central office staff

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

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Education
1:56 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

College Possible program expanding

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

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Education
2:45 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Steps to Respect program comes to Omaha's Crestridge Magnet School

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

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Government
1:10 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Democrats seek boost in Iowa education funding

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.

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Education
6:06 am
Fri January 24, 2014

College of St. Mary Holding an Open House Sunday

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

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Government
7:56 am
Wed January 8, 2014

State Senator proposes selling or privatizing MUD

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

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