Officials at growing districts say the extra aid will help them handle growth. Others say it will keep them from dipping into reserves or cutting programs. Will the infusion provide tax relief to property owners? Don’t count on it, unless boards are willing to roll back their levies substantially.
Logan would get five additional days of vacation time and the district's contribution to Logan's tax-sheltered annuity would increase.
The Omaha Police Department hosted a CSI Summer Camp for high school students on Wednesday that allowed students to spend the day with the OPD forensics unit and participate in activities like fingerprint science discussions.
Under the contract, teachers would receive a 1.81% pay increase for the 2019-2020 school year.
The longtime educator died June 5, two weeks after retiring from the Omaha Public Schools.
The last two summers, Omaha South High and local actors, directors, designers and theater technicians have collaborated on musicals. They’re doing it again this summer. “West Side Story” premieres Friday at the school.
The Dr. G.E. and Betty Moller Legacy Walkway is named for "Doc" Moller, who served as principal of the 160-year-old school from 1968 to 1995.
Superintendent Bary Habrock has led the district since July 2017.
Officials did not know how the vandals gained access to the school.
Officials announced that they intend to buy a site on the east side of 72nd Street about three-quarters of a mile south of the Shadow Lake Towne Center shopping center.
Superintendent Bary Habrock has said the boundary changes are the most comprehensive the district has had to accomplish. They are being driven by growth and the opening of three new schools.
The school board voted 5-0 on Monday night to name a new school near 186th and Ida Streets the Woodbrook Elementary School.
There's still plenty of time to weigh in on the proposal.
An Omaha principal accused of failing to report a teacher’s sexual abuse has resigned, an Omaha Public Schools spokeswoman said.
Last year, few OPS employees besides teachers received pay raises.
The entire school district now qualifies for the Community Eligibility Provision — a program that allows students to eat free. The USDA funds the program.
Trisha Rajaram, an eighth-grader from Millard North Middle School in Omaha, is one of the 53 state and territory Google Doodle winners.
The yearbook company used by Manchester Elementary bills its "Love and Faith" cover option with a cross as a "beautiful cover perfect for parochial schools.”
Among the new safety measures implemented by OPS is standard response protocol for incidents, meaning that everyone from law enforcement to teachers and students is using common terms and practices during an incident.
Fifth-graders voted to put a cross on yearbook cover, but PTO leaders decided it was not sensitive to all students.
"Yuzu" tripped up Immanuel Soh, but Payton Smidt and Siri Doddapaneni got through their second appearances of the week onstage Wednesday; they were eliminated once scores for a preliminary written exam were factored in.
The second round is Wednesday. Most contestants who spell two words correctly will be eliminated at the end of the day based on results from a written test earlier in the week. Those not eliminated will compete in the finals on Thursday.
Businesses have used state grants from the Developing Youth Talent Initiative, proposed by Gov. Pete Ricketts, to reach more than 7,000 students and 23 school districts since 2015.
High school student gives classmates reason to smile and cheer during graduation ceremony.
The trustees of the troubled Omaha Public Schools pension fund will continue to be able to tap funds to attend conferences and workshops.
The Ralston district said due to student privacy regulations, it could not go into specifics about the incident.