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8:11 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Board OKs Nebraska fine arts standards for schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The State Board of Education has approved Nebraska's first fine arts standards in music, visual, performing and media arts.

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Education
3:07 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Iowa gov. launches teacher leadership program

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nearly 40 school districts have been selected to initiate teacher leadership programs next school year as part of Iowa's 2013 education reform plan.

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Education
11:47 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Another bond issue to be decided by Springfield-Platteview voters

Voters in the Springfield-Platteview School District will once again be asked to approve a bond for infrastructure upgrades.

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Education
2:30 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Program seeks to foster positive connections between police and children

A program at Omaha’s Central Park Elementary School seeks to connect students with Omaha Police officers in a positive setting.

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Education
6:06 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Take New Steps event returns Wednesday

Tomorrow, the Douglas County Health Department in partnership with the Child Saving Institute, will offer its second annual Take New Steps event.

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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
7:20 am
Sat February 8, 2014

Neb. lawmakers pass superintendent pay bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would require Nebraska public schools to disclose superintendent pay, benefits and other contract provisions has sailed through a final vote in the Legislature.

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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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