LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have been given a $3.2 million federal grant to evaluate a program that uses parent-to-parent support to help families keep kids in school.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the region's economy will grow in the coming months, despite a fourth month of decline in the survey's overall index.
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss compiles the Business Conditions Survey of supply managers in nine states. July’s index was 53.5, down from 55.6 in June. Goss says the economy is growing, albeit slowly.