Education

Education
9:03 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Public forums set with OPS candidates for superintendent

OPS stakeholders have three chances this week to meet the candidates for superintendent.

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Education
6:06 am
Mon December 10, 2012

50 States for Good

An Omaha-based non-profit has won first place in Tom’s of Maine’s 50 States for Good Contest.

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Education
10:53 am
Fri December 7, 2012

OPS chooses its Superintendent finalists

The three finalists for Omaha Public Schools Superintendent are from Kansas, Iowa, and Washington, D.C.

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Education
6:06 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Feeding Nebraska's Kids

By www.guardian.co.uk

25 Nebraska counties have schools that are eligible to participate in the free and reduced price lunch program, but currently have no summer feeding programs. 

Kate Bolz, Executive Director for Nebraska Appleseed, says a new grant program recently approved in the legislature offers non-profit organizations the opportunity to bridge that gap. 

She says Senator Norm Wallman introduced the legislation because 1 in 5 children in Nebraska is food insecure. 

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Education
1:00 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Meet and greet sessions set with OPS superintendent finalists

The public will have three opportunities next week to meet with the finalists for OPS superintendent.

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Education
6:06 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Local After School Program Nationally Recognized

Charles Ahovissi with Victoria Beaugard and First Lady Michelle Obama, Official Photo

An Omaha based youth program was recently recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama with a national art and humanities youth program award. 

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Education
8:11 am
Tue December 4, 2012

OPS board to determine superintendent finalists

The Omaha Public Schools board will determine its finalists later this week for superintendent.

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Education
11:04 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Creighton online IT Management program gets national ranking

A Creighton University online Masters Degree program is ranked third out of 20 programs nationwide.

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Education
8:35 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Committee reviewing education services for blind and deaf students in Iowa

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — A committee has decided to recommend Iowa provide education services for blind and deaf students at existing campuses in Vinton and Council Bluffs and three new sites in a regional system.

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Education
4:00 am
Tue November 27, 2012

UNO forum looks at conflict in the Middle East, U.S. foreign policy

Recent events in Israel, Gaza, and Egypt are among the topics that’ll be discussed at a Middle East Forum this week in Omaha.

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