Education

Education
5:06 am
Mon September 10, 2012

UNO Sees an Increase in Fall Enrollment

For the 7th year in a row, enrollment at the University of Nebraska at Omaha has grown.

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Education
12:56 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

OPS board to name new superintendent in December

The Omaha Public Schools board wants to have a new superintendent hired by the end of 2012.

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Education
2:21 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Interim OPS superintendent to receive $275,000 salary

Interim superintendent Dr. Virginia Moon.
Katie Schubert, KIOS-FM

OPS’ interim superintendent will be paid $275,000.

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Education
8:55 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Freddie Gray to continue as OPS board president

The Omaha Public Schools board will move forward with Freddie Gray as president.

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Education
1:00 am
Mon August 6, 2012

OPS board to decide if Freddie Gray keeps leadership role

Board members Sandra Jensen (L) and Freddie Gray (R) discussed at last Monday's meeting the emails surrounding Nancy Sebring's resignation.
Katie Schubert/KIOS-FM

The Omaha Public Schools Board could have a new president after Monday. The board is scheduled to vote Monday night on whether Freddie Gray will remain as president.

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Education
12:44 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

New school year, new technology for some students in a Sarpy County school district

Some students in the Springfield Platteview Community Schools will return to class August 16th with new technology.

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Education
1:00 am
Wed August 1, 2012

OPS introduces interim superintendent

Virginia Moon speaks Tuesday at her first news conference as OPS interim superintendent.
Katie Schubert, KIOS-FM

The new interim superintendent of the Omaha Public Schools says she has three priorities moving forward.

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Education
12:45 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Former Ralston schools leader named interim superintendent of OPS

The former leader of the Ralston Public Schools will be OPS’ new interim superintendent.

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Education
5:06 am
Mon July 23, 2012

MCC and AmeriCorps VISTA Brought Hip-Hop to Nathan Hale Magnet

A unique program at Omaha's Nathan Hale Magnet Middle School earlier this year taught students the five pillars of hip-hop.

Metropolitan Community College partnered with the AmeriCorps VISTA program to implement a hip-hop curriculum.  Jason Rodriguez of the VISTA program taught the hip-hop curriculum. 

He says the classes gave students something to relate to while stressing the importance of education.  Rodriguez says the curriculum covered the five pillars of hip hop, including dj'ing and emceeing, one of the students’ favorites.

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Education
11:00 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Omaha gets $28,000 to help afterschool programs provide meals to students

Omaha is one of 11 cities nationwide to get grant funding that'll help afterschool programs provide meals for students.

The $28,000 grant is part of an effort by the National League of Cities and the Walmart Foundation to combat childhood hunger. There currently are 260 afterschool programs in the Omaha area.

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