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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
1:56 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Omaha Central High School building a Legacy Plaza

Omaha Central High School plans to honor its alumni and provide an outdoor space for events with a new Legacy Plaza.

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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A Nebraska group that advocates for family authority as part of education policy wants the state’s truancy law repealed.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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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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Education
6:06 am
Tue October 22, 2013

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans Speaks at Press Club

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans, Courtesy of WOWT.com

This month’s Omaha Press Club’s Noon Forum featured Mark Evans, Omaha Public Schools’ new superintendent.

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Education
8:21 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Creighton law school named to Princeton Review list

Creighton University's law school is one of the best in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

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Education
12:51 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

OPS to hold four community forums

OPS is holding a series of strategic planning forums beginning Sunday.

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