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Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by delegates to the Constitutional Convention in 1787. The federally mandated observance also recognizes all those who possess U.S. citizenship.

The Nebraska Latino American Commission is inviting 11th and 12th graders currently enrolled in a Nebraska public, private, special purpose, home school or magnet school to enter its 12th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest.

Sara Croll has taught students for more than a decade.  She introduces us to a program in which "Student Teaming" is used as a tool by which children learn how to challenge themselves and each other to foster more effective learning.  Sara chats with Mike Hogan on "Live & Local" about how this process works.  More information can be found at www.LearningSciences.com.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of Nebraska state education groups is pledging to lead efforts to ensure that all students are welcomed and treated with respect in the wake of racially charged incidents at school sporting events.

Do Space offers Cyber Seniors on Wednesdays

Jul 30, 2018

Cyber Seniors is one of the original programs Do Space offered when it opened in November 2015.

Metropolitan Community College recently began work on its new Center for Advanced Manufacturing.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska tax commissioner has been named a vice chancellor for the University of Nebraska at Omaha and University of Nebraska Medical Center.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Millard school district in Omaha will be training staffers on how to maintain the professional boundaries called for in the district's newly adopted policy.

Nelson Mandela Elementary is celebrating what would be their namesake’s 100th birthday with a week of events honoring his legacy.

Nelson Mandela Elementary school is a tuition-free, privately funded year-round school.  Head of School, Dr. Susan Toohey, stops by the KIOS studios to chat with Mike Hogan about the innovative programs, goals for growth, and how the public can help complete the mission.  In celebration of Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, there are a series of events.  More information about those events can be found at http://nelsonmandelaelementary.org/pdf/MANDELA100Flyer.pdf

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska's president says he may implement a midyear tuition increase should the state withhold a portion of the institution's state appropriation.

South High School’s Dual Language Program was recently awarded the 2017 High School level School of the Year Award from the Spanish Embassy and the International Spanish Academy.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State College Board of Trustees has approved raises for top leaders of the state college system.

Nebraska GenCyber is underway this week

Jun 19, 2018

Nebraska GenCyber is a free two-week camp focused on cybersecurity.  The camp runs this week with a focus on middle school and high school teachers.  Next week’s sessions will center on 9th and 10th grade students. 

Jeremy Cowley, Program Director for the OPS Career Center, was named Administrator of the Year by the Association of Career and Technical Education of Nebraska on June 4 during the organization’s conference in Kearney.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska schools may have students play a game next year that officials say help disruptive students behave and can potentially prevent violence, drug abuse and suicide.

Creighton's 2018 Trauma Symposium is Friday

Jun 13, 2018

The Creighton University School of Medicine’s 2018 Trauma Symposium takes place Friday at the Downtown Hilton Omaha Hotel. 

Do Space brings back its Summer Passport Program

Jun 12, 2018

Do Space is offering a Summer Passport Program for the second year in a row.  Jessica Johnson, Director of Community Learning at Do Space, says putting the program together was a bit of a challenge.

Today, Omaha North High student Eleanor Dunning talks to students and staff about the OPS Career Center…

  

  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The NAACP, American Civil Liberties Union and others are worried that a proposal to add school resource officers to Lincoln's middle schools will lead to disproportionate treatment of minorities and marginalized groups.

May is National Bike Month

May 21, 2018

Established in 1956, the purpose of National Bike Month is to showcase the many benefits of bicycling and encourage people to use bikes for transportation, fitness, recreation and environmental purposes. 

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska high school will soon welcome a new coffee shop on campus, created and run by students.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The longtime chief executive of the Nebraska State College System will be retiring.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS Superintendent Mark Evans on Monday to talk about the upcoming transition of his office to Dr. Cheryl Logan and his proudest achievements during his tenure in the district…

  

  

OPS launches SAFE Schools Hotline

May 8, 2018

Omaha Public Schools recently launched its SAFE Schools Hotline. 

Earlier this month, UNMC released a new online toolkit that’s meant to make mentoring easier for providers.

“From Manager to Remarkable Leader” is the theme of Bellevue University’s Remarkable Leadership Workshop this year.

Two THINK, MAKE, CREATE trailers are traveling around Lincoln and Omaha offering pop-up science classrooms for kids in Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Metropolitan Community College is partnering with Cyberworld Institute to offer high quality IT and cybersecurity certification training.

Students at North Omaha High School were recently given their own laptop for use at school. Sounds like a great idea but how is it working out in reality? Omaha North sophomore Eleanor Dunning has the answer...

  

  

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