Controversial 'cultural proficiency' lessons end for most OPS staffers

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Posted: Saturday, October 26, 2013 12:00 am

The controversial cultural proficiency training for staff and teachers in the Omaha Public Schools has ended — but it could be resumed if the community wants it.

Superintendent Mark Evans said the two-year training effort that started in 2011 with the purchase of “The Cultural Proficiency Journey” books for all employees wound up last year, although smaller-scale, voluntary training will continue in about 15 schools.

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