OPS administrators say a longer school day will allow teachers to focus more on science, math, reading, and writing.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A longer school day is ahead for students attending classes in the Omaha Public Schools district.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new Nebraska school accountability and improvement system will be taking a test run this summer before it is implemented in December.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials in the Omaha School district are considering providing free meals to all students, regardless of the children's ability to pay.

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they're investigating an anonymous bomb threat against a Papillion high school that was posted online.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group has formed to push for transparency and parental rights at Lincoln Public Schools.

Voters in the Elkhorn and Douglas County West school districts will decide on bond issues November fourth.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Prosecutors may file additional charges because a western Iowa teen died two days after suffering a head injury during a fight at school.

77 percent of Nebraska students met or exceeded standards on statewide reading tests last year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials are throwing out the results of statewide writing tests plagued by technological problems.