Masks will remain optional in Millard Public Schools, except as necessary in isolated situations to control spread of COVID, the superintendent said.
The Nebraska State Board of Education voted 5-1, with one abstention, to indefinitely postpone development of the standards.
A committee of the Nebraska State Board of Education recommended Monday that the full board postpone development of the health standards until after the pandemic.
The small-mindedness and mania displayed on social media and chatter TV shows are infecting and harming public discourse in Nebraska.
Following two months of withering criticism from a determined group of organized parents, a member of the Papillion La Vista Community School …
Among the parents, students and concerned citizens at the Nebraska State Board of Education meeting on Friday, there were few fans of the latest draft of health standards for Nebraska schools.
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In letters and resolutions, school boards across the state are expressing common areas of concern, including that some of the standards are not age appropriate and intrude on parental rights.
The first draft of the standards calls for teaching children as young as first grade about gender identity and gender stereotypes. Officials only hinted at what might be changed in the second draft.
Former board member Katie Sinsel was seated at the board’s table and wasn't wearing a mask. Superintendent James Widdifield repeatedly asked Sinsel to put on a mask or to leave.
The meeting room erupted in applause several times after opponents stepped to the podium and delivered their objections. Opponents outnumbered supporters about 2-to-1.
28 Nebraska Legislatures signed onto a letter opposing draft public school health standards that include teaching students respect for people of all genders, gender expressions and gender identities.
Gretna Public Schools administrators updated the Board of Education on a recent Cognia accreditation visit at Monday’s school board meeting.
“One of the many things we’ve learned during this pandemic is that many of our young people who were not successful in traditional education in normalized school have found great success in the virtual environment."
The state teachers union had asked the state board to require face coverings in Nebraska schools for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.
A recent high school graduate in Egg Harbor Township and several former board members are among the dozens of Atlantic County residents who filed petitions to run for their respective boards of education Nov. 3.
The vice president of the Monroe Township school board in Gloucester County has resigned after posting a message on Facebook suggesting one way to stop violence is to let Blacks “kill each other.”
PLEASANTVILLE — City taxpayers will see a bump in their school tax bills next year as the Board of Education approved a $94 million budget for next year with no reductions in staff for the first time in three years.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — In a split vote, the township Board of Education on Tuesday approved a $152 million budget, raising the tax levy to the 2% state-imposed cap and implementing full-day kindergarten for next year.