Students will have school Monday through Thursday, and Fridays will be used for things like professional development and collaboration. Should our district do this?
Officials were alerted by another student about the weapons. The student remained in custody as of Wednesday evening.
The clock is ticking for Nebraska high school seniors who've fallen behind on coursework. Seniors have just three months left to recover lost credits if they are to graduate with classmates in May.
The tribe in 2018 secured a $1.5 million grant for construction of the new Early Head Start facilities, enabling the program to move from a temporary location. In 2019, another $1 million grant provided funding for a second addition.
“We allowed a ‘quote of the day’ from Adolf Hitler to be displayed on a board in one of our hallways,” the principal said in an email. The school plans to teach students that it’s not appropriate to quote, without context, the Nazi leader.
While proponents of the "opportunity scholarships" said students whose families can't afford private schools could thrive there, opponents said the bill amounted to "using public taxpayer dollars for private education."
Ricketts said he had not signed a proclamation for "I Love Public Schools Day" because "typically our proclamations on education focus on educational excellence and choice."
Sen. Dave Murman's bill would require school boards to set policies affording the same access to athletics, music, journalism and speech programs as public school students, without requiring home-school students to earn any credit at the school.
Another proposed constitutional amendment authored by Sen. Justin Wayne of Omaha would allow senators to serve three consecutive four-year terms rather than the current limit of two terms.
The action forced some individuals to quarantine, but has not resulted in any additional positive tests for the school.
Margaret Reist picked the noteworthy stories on the K-12 education beat in 2020.
Jeffrey Ogbonnaya was a third-grader when he decided to write a book. Now that the first copies arrived from the publisher, he's working on the second part of what he says will be a trilogy.
As the pandemic wore on, teachers had to juggle new technology, in-person and remote learners -- a job that kept getting harder as a substitute shortage put more stress on teachers and threatened the ability of schools to stay open.
A fascinating look at a COVID-19 outbreak in an early childhood program that put teachers on edge and illustrated the challenges of tracking the virus.
Southeast Principal Brent Toalson’s heartbreaking -- but ultimately hopeful -- decision to retire rather than put his son at risk illustrated the hard decisions many educators faced.
When schools closed last spring, parents faced the herculean task of working from home, watching their young children and supervising remote learning.
Listening to high school seniors describe how they felt about missing the milestones of their senior year made the early impact of the pandemic very real.
if teachers aren't comfortable, the union will help push for change. One recent situation: Alliance Public Schools, which has not required masks, was at odds with the health director, who said district officials refused to work with her.
Wearing a mask helps stop the spread of the coronavirus, but what do you say to a friend who refuses to wear one?
LPS officials said none of the cases are a result of community spread in the schools -- in all the cases identified so far, the person was exposed outside the school.
LPS reported four positive COVID-19 cases during the first week of school, compared to 35 cases in Omaha-area schools.
LPS officials notified Cavett families of two positive cases, but won't say whether they are staff or students. District officials will start publishing a weekly dashboard of positive cases.
On the first day of remote learning, 14,322 students Zoomed into classes, collectively spending more than 3 million minutes on Zoom, though some had problems getting onto Zoom.