Education

Education
1:00 am
Wed November 21, 2012

OPS students' math, reading test scores improve

Test scores are improving in Nebraska’s largest school district, but Omaha Public Schools officials say there’s still work to do.

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Education
1:00 am
Tue November 20, 2012

OPS board sets December 17th date to name new superintendent

The Omaha Public Schools board plans to start interviewing candidates for superintendent next week.

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Education
8:53 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Public meetings set on social studies standards

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The State Board of Education and the Nebraska Department of Education will hold public meetings from five cities around the state to discuss social studies standards.

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Education
12:00 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

New middle school to carry name of Tuskegee Airman

A new middle school in Omaha will bear the name of a 1937 Tech High School graduate and Tuskegee Airman.

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Education
11:00 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Sokolof Lecture focuses on civil rights movement

The relationship between the Jewish and African-American communities, and their roles in the civil rights movement, is the topic of a lecture Thursday at UNO.

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Education
3:06 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Middle East Forum focuses on U.S. foreign policy, relations with Iran, Syria, other nations

UNO professors Moshe Gershovich, Curtis Hutt, and Ramazan Kilinc spoke at a forum last week on the Middle East.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

Two UNO experts on the Middle East say they’re optimistic there are options other than war with Iran over its disputed nuclear program. 

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Education
9:17 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Panel discussion focuses on Middle East violence, U.S. role in foreign policy

A forum Thursday at UNO seeks to provide perspective on the causes of continuing violence in the Middle East.

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Education
9:34 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Former Westside Community Schools official accused of stealing from District 66

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former finance director of the Westside Community Schools in Omaha has been charged with stealing more than $160,000 when he worked for the district.

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Education
1:00 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Creighton University celebrates Asian Culture Week

A new exhibit and lecture this week at Creighton University celebrate Asian culture.

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Education
1:00 am
Tue October 2, 2012

OPS board to get a list of superintendent candidates in November

A national search for the Omaha Public Schools’ new superintendent has yielded 78 candidates so far.

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