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The $1.95 million renovation project at Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School will make use of unused space, transforming it into a hub for collaborative and interdisciplinary learning.
Voters OK'd school upgrades and additions in Douglas County West Community Schools in a mail-in election Tuesday.
The $16.8 million school bond issue in the Douglas County West Community Schools appears to have passed handily.
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.
The bond projects would include a middle school addition, a 500-seat auditorium and classroom renovations and would not require a tax hike, the district says.
Metropolitan Community College has unveiled a tempting offer for Nebraska high school students who want a jumpstart on college credits.
Omaha Westside High School students could face consequences for reenacting the arrest and killing of George Floyd inside the school building and then posting a photo to social media.