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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Board of Education has approved an update to sex education standards after months of debate.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The leadership of a statewide association that sets policies for high school extracurricular activities and sports in Nebraska has adopted a gender participation policy.

The Omaha Public Schools board could vote in two weeks on the first changes to the district’s sex education curriculum in 30 years.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board is expected to vote Monday on a $250,000 settlement with the family of a 12-year-old boy who drowned in a district pool more than a year ago.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Police Department has launched an internal investigation, and the officer at the center of the investigation has been temporarily reassigned after he was seen on video punching a student while trying to break up a school fight.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — No one was injured when a kiln in an Omaha middle school art room sparked a fire overnight.

FARRAGUT, Iowa (AP) — The superintendent of a troubled Iowa school district has resigned, saying he no longer has a role to play after the state's Board of Education stripped away the district's local control.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State education officials say Nebraska's public high school graduation rate dipped slightly this year, to about 89 percent.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Schools superintendent has proposed offering online classes through a district-run virtual school.

FARRAGUT, Iowa (AP) — The Farragut Community School District will have to find a new superintendent if it manages to survive this week's State Board of Education meeting.

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