schools

Education
1:00 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Improving communication, strategic planning the priorities of OPS' new leader

The new superintendent of the Omaha Public Schools says strategic planning and improving communication with stakeholders are his areas of focus.

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Health/Medical
8:42 am
Mon May 20, 2013

280,000 meals served to Omaha children last year during summer breakfast and lunch programs

Students and families in Omaha needing breakfast or lunch during the summer can get it at more than 60 sites starting later this month.

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Education
6:06 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Nebraska Lags Nationally for School Breakfast

Nebraska ranks 49th nationwide in the percentage of children eligible to receive a breakfast at school.

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Government
12:04 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Lawmakers give final approval to bill reorganizing OPS board

A new law will reduce the size of the Omaha Public Schools board to nine members.

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Omaha
9:06 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Bellevue teen brings pellet gun to school

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A Bellevue teen faces charges after police say he brought a pellet gun that looks like the real thing to his high school.

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Education
9:26 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

Andover, Kansas, superintendent chosen as OPS' new leader

Andover, Kansas, Public Schools superintendent Mark Evans will be OPS' new leader.
Credit OPS

The next superintendent of the Omaha Public Schools comes from Kansas.

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Government
11:05 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Heineman: school shooting an "evil tragedy"

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says last week's shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that killed 26, including 20 children, was an evil tragedy, but the response should include more than just gun control.

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Education
9:34 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Former Westside Community Schools official accused of stealing from District 66

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former finance director of the Westside Community Schools in Omaha has been charged with stealing more than $160,000 when he worked for the district.

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Government
12:32 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

State Senator wants public school board members to have training on ethics, finances, laws

A state Senator from Omaha wants all public school board members to have professional development training.

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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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