Art teacher Erin Lunsford helped created the course, Adapted Art, because she was concerned that she didn’t get enough time with her neuro-diverse students.
Taylor Swift has thanked her “teachers” for helping learn “the craft of songwriting”, as she receives the 2021 National Music Publishers’ Association’s Songwriter Icon Award.
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.
"The State of Nebraska wants to give taxpayers a break; the county, city and school district get a windfall just by having the county increase property valuations," one Pulse writer says.
Evidence amply demonstrates the major benefits for children when there are fewer children in each child care classroom.
With 12 longtime Gretna Public Schools staff members retiring this year, a combined 274 years of service has come to a close.
Johnsgard's decades of writing, photography and artwork helped bring to the public consciousness the value of Nebraska wildlife, especially the unique spectacle that is the sandhill crane migration.
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 Phillip and Terri Schrager Foundation graciously presents the Schrager Distinguished Teaching Awards and $12,500 to two Westside Community…
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"I wasn’t making my kids cry; my kids were choosing to cry in front of me because that’s where they feel most safe."
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.
"It’s the hardest and most beautiful thing in the world to watch your kids grow up right in front of you."
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.
A Texas man accused of torturing and killing four kittens worked as a teacher at a Houston-area high school before his arrest, the school district said.
The bill fell victim to a battle over an amendment that would protect Nebraska teachers who use physical intervention with violent and disruptive students.
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.
The nine members of The World-Herald's 2021 All State Academic Team all want to change the world and some have out-of-this-world aspirations, such as visiting Mars or any of the other planets in the galaxy.
Nebraska reopened its schools last August despite the advice of medical experts, protests from teachers unions and worries it could ignite outbreaks. As the year ends, leaders say it was the right decision.
Ricketts: Nebraskans can be proud of educators after extraordinary pandemic school year
OPS leaders have work to do to win parents’ confidence that high school academies and pathways are the right choice for their children.
"I hope everyone takes the time to check in with their own emotional well-being, as well as their kids. Allow time for everyone to reflect on how extremely difficult this pandemic has been. We aren’t back to normal, but we are getting there."