Under the proposed contract, Logan would earn an annual salary of $313,890 during the coming year — an increase from her current base salary of $300,000.
Supporters and critics of the controversial theory packed a meeting of the Learning Community's coordinating council, which was voting on tow contracts with the Buffett Early Childhood Institute.
Gov. Pete Ricketts recognized 31 Nebraska high school students for perfect ACT scores.
Hannah Fernandes of Omaha made a good showing in the quarterfinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. But her stumble on a vocabulary question ended her quest to make spelling history.
Spring testing shows Millard students are catching up from COVID-19 learning loss, the district says.
Beginning next month, masks and face coverings will be optional in Omaha Public Schools buildings, the school board has decided.
Bluestem Middle School, home of the Mighty Meadowlarks, will open in August 2023.
UNL assistant professor Margaret Huettl worked with game developers on the new version of "The Oregon Trail," which was released this spring on Apple Arcade.
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.
If approved by the Omaha Public Schools board, Ellisa Kirksey, who has more than 30 years of experience with OPS, will replace Ed Bennett as principal of Central High School.
The American Rescue Plan will provide $491.3 million for Nebraska K-12 schools, with an additional $54.6 million going to the Nebraska Department of Education.
Under proposed rule changes, school systems would be required to employ only one half-time certified school librarian per district, with an adult or paraprofessional required to supervise each school library.
Fourteen Nebraska students, including four in the Omaha metro area, will receive the D.J.’s Hero Award, which includes a $10,000 scholarship.
Whether dealing with canceled sports and marching band competitions or remote learning, Nebraska high school graduates persevered and wrote themselves into the history books.
The president of the Omaha Education Association said he tried to increase summer school pay for teachers so they would have an incentive to teach in June and July after an exhausting school year.
Citing "staffing challenges," Omaha Public Schools has scaled back plans for summer school for elementary school students.
Gov. Pete Ricketts issued three vetoes earlier this week. On Wednesday, the Legislature overrode all three.
Superintendent Jim Sutfin said Millard's proposed approach to quarantining next year is "about personal responsibility." "With personal choice comes the responsibility of the consequence," he said.
On Saturday, Lifegate Christian School in west Omaha celebrated the careers of three longtime educators. Family, friends, current students and past pupils all showed up to express their appreciation.
Nebraska lawmakers gave final approval to a bevy of bills Wednesday, but the day was prolonged by rancor over a filibuster that blocked services for 850 severely disabled children the night before.
The bill fell victim to a battle over an amendment that would protect Nebraska teachers who use physical intervention with violent and disruptive students.
The Omaha Public Schools’ new Buena Vista High School will include a health clinic and YMCA when it opens in 2022.
Tim Potter and Julie Hartman will soon be moving on from St. James/Seton, a Catholic grade school in northwest Omaha. Potter has taught there for 44 years, and Hartman for 29 of her 37 teaching years.