Officials are monitoring a high absence rate at Platteview High School as flu and COVID-19 cases turn up.
John Sieler announced his candidacy for Nebraska State Board of Education, saying he'll advocate for teachers, support parents' rights and oppose inserting critical race theory into the classroom.
Few Nebraska students were spared from the disarray that COVID-19 caused in education, scores from last spring show. The results are being released with a note of caution about how to interpret them.
The only members of the public who commented on UNL's racial equity plan at Friday's NU Board of Regents meeting spoke favorably of the proposal and voiced support for Chancellor Ronnie Green.
Westside Community Schools is accepting letters of intent from registered voters who want to run for school board until Dec. 21. All names will be added to a ballot for a Feb. 1 caucus.
Terry Haack has been superintendent at Bennington Public Schools for 17 years. He was recently named Superintendent of the Year by the Nebraska Association of School Administrators.
Critics see equity as a kind of Trojan horse, the belly of which is full of bad, even un-American, ideas. Advocates say equity is about giving kids what they need to ensure their success.
A composer, an acclaimed teacher and a standup comic are among the latest inductees into the Omaha Burke High School Hall of Fame.
Jim Morley said he and his wife, Kathy, have been donating to Goodfellows for about a decade. He said the couple's donations to the charity increase every year.
A petition drive is under way to recall a member of the Papillion La Vista School Board. The effort launched by Loan Eby of Papillion seeks to remove Valerie Fisher, the board secretary.
A petition drive is underway that would replace the State Board of Education, education commissioner and Nebraska Department of Education with a new Office of Education accountable to the governor.
The plan would require an infusion of state dollars, amounting to a 68% boost in state support for K-12 education.
OPS officials are seeking feedback from staff and families about proposed changes to the next two academic calendars. Key changes are proposed for the first week of school and conferences.
Omaha Public Schools board member Kimara Snipes has moved out of the subdistrict she represents, creating a vacancy on the board.
Fullerton Elementary students were introduced to curling on Tuesday in a program with the Omaha Sports Commission and University of Nebraska at Omaha, before they attend the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Maddie Fennell, executive director of the Nebraska State Education Association, is stepping down, the association said Monday.
Four OPS employees detailed for the school board Monday evening how staffing shortages are interrupting classroom education. "The district is on a precipice of a disaster," one teacher said.
Omaha Public Schools employees told the school board on Monday night staffing shortages are interrupting the school day.
As two of Nebraska's largest school districts start their superintendent searches, some residents are scrutinizing the search firms hired to help with the process.
Five educators interviewed by The World-Herald said they were overworked, stressed, micromanaged and paid too little for the job. They ultimately left teaching to find new professions.
On Saturday about 40 students from Ralston High School raked leaves in yards throughout the city as part of a community service project.
The group has already endorsed two candidates for the Nebraska State Board of Education in 2022: Elizabeth Tegtmeier and Sherry Jones.
Dr. Mae Jemison, a former NASA astronaut, will speak about her diverse background in engineering, medicine, education and entrepreneurship at the Lunch for the Girls hosted by Girls Inc.
Elkhorn Public Schools has closed another classroom at Skyline Elementary School due to cases of COVID-19. Masks will now be required for all students and staff at the school for 28 days.
Gretna school board members Monday night selected a griffin as the mascot for the new Gretna East High School, so both of the district's high schools will have mythical creatures as mascots.