Millard Public Schools Superintendent Jim Sutfin will get a bigger paycheck and more days off next year after earning good grades for his performance last year.
The Westside Community Schools are in the market for a new superintendent, and school board members are starting to sketch out the qualities they want to see in the district’s next leader.
School board members adopted a new “professional boundaries” policy that prohibits teachers from getting too chummy with students.
Fourteen solar-powered vehicles took off from Lewis and Clark Landing on the Missouri River on Saturday morning, beginning a 10-day, 1,700-plus-mile race that roughly follows the route of the historic Oregon Trail.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Morrill Hall again will be the place for Sunday with a Scientist, once this month and once in September.
She was a historian, a teacher, an author, a poet, a counselor and above all, a Sister of Mercy. For 56 years, Kathleen O’Brien remained faithful to her vows as a nun and carried out the Lord’s work.
For the first time, the Elkhorn Public Schools offered a series of niche weeklong summer enrichment for students in grades one through eight during the end of June and this week.
University of Nebraska system administrator Chris Kabourek moved Wednesday from an interim post to a permanent vice presidency.
Campuses in the University of Nebraska system have talked about collaboration for a long time, but sometimes they seemed more interested in competing with each other. Now it appears they genuinely are committed to working together.
Members of the Millard School Board voted 6-0 Monday to approve a memorandum of understanding with the City of Omaha that would put the new library near 204th and Q Streets.
The Omaha Public Schools is restarting its search for a firm to manage construction projects tied to the district’s $409.9 million bond issue.
Readers familiar with the Nebraska education scene will recognize some names.
Members of the Nebraska State Board of Education designated Schuyler Central High School a “priority school” for intervention, pointing to low academic achievement and citing the shifting demographics.
The Elkhorn campus now can legitimately lay claim to being Metro’s “art campus.”
Forty Omaha Public Schools students were chosen from youth groups. The chaperones included pastors, staff from the UNO Black Studies Department and young professionals.
Tuesday evening, the University of Nebraska Medical Center Science Cafe will host two experts to discuss the complexities of beer-making.
Doane for years had used the Fillmore County property, which was willed to the college, for education and research into prairie dog behavior. But this spring the university sold the rural property — 320 acres in all — to farmers for $2.63 million. The prairie dog colony has become a soybean field.
In February, the Nebraska State Board of Education designated Schuyler Central High School as a priority school, pointing to stagnant or declining test scores and proficiency rates.
Designers of the new high schools want to accommodate shifting trends in education, while keeping the buildings flexible enough to adapt to future needs.
Chris Wiley, a North High guidance counselor and one of a few African-American male counselors in the area, died Monday, a day after celebrating his 65th birthday.
Ex-Omaha Public Schools teacher Shad Knutson has been confined to a prison cell since 2013, when he was convicted of two abuse charges related to sexual misconduct with a former middle school student.
After spending several months slowly transitioning into her new role, Logan is now officially on the clock, and she spent her first official school board meeting Monday night outlining how she’ll spend her first three months leading the district.
Felony robbery charges against a former University of Nebraska-Kearney football player have been dismissed after prosecutors couldn't locate the alleged victims.
The UNMC program for people with disabilities and complex health needs won the go-ahead from the NU Board of Regents last week to move to the former First Data building at 6902 Pine St.
George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Ann Evans, an acclaimed writer from England’s Victorian era. She wrote the novels “Middlemarch,” “Silas Marner” and “The Mill on the Floss,” as well as poetry and journalism. Eliot died in 1880 at the age of 61.
A date has been set for a jury trial in the lawsuit against the Riverside School District after a fatal school bus fire.