HASTINGS — Howard University head softball coach Victoria “Tori” Tyson will share her story and her mission to open doors to inner-city youth and build a climate of equity and inclusivity in a talk set for 4 p.m. Monday in French Memorial Chapel at Hastings College.
The committee named by Gov.-elect Jim Pillen will look for ways to update the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act, the state's school aid formula.
In Nebraska, there are many smaller, rural schools than city and the state testing circumstances and differences abound. Teachers and administrators say there are both pros and cons to standardized testing in small schools, versus large districts.
Northwest Public Schools’ State Snapshot of 2021-2022 is just that, said Northwest High School Principal PJ Smith. The snapshot is built from Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System (NSCAS) and Accountability for a Quality Education System Today and Tomorrow (AQuESTT).
Results of Nebraska’s 2021-2022 statewide school assessments were released last week with less-than-ideal results for many districts – including Grand Island Public Schools. “That’s just one assessment, but we all built it. We own it. We see it as a challenge,” said Tawana Grover, GIPS Super…
Earlier this month, 500 teachers and support staff were trained on how to conduct home visits. It's one tool intended to help curb student misbehavior and increase family engagement.
Students at UNL, UNK and UNO will pay 3% more to live on campus for the next three years under the proposal that will go before the Board of Regents.
Heartland Lutheran High School’s cheer squad is stunting towards the moon and landing in the national landscape following the D-2 school’s first visit to a national cheer camp and performances worthy of College GameDay.
NU President Ted Carter got a close look at new Husker football coach Matt Rhule when a Rhule-coached Temple team upended Navy in 2016.
Grand Island Senior High’s Little Theatre hosted the third annual JAG Career Association Celebration Ceremony in November.
Forty-two GISH students participate in JAG (Jobs for America's Graduates), which is an "evidence-based, for-credit classroom elective that provides professional and technical to all students" seeking assistance.
“We’ve been thrilled with the progress we’ve been able to make,” Innovation Campus executive director Dan Duncan said of the research park's 10-year anniversary.
The NU Board of Regents will consider revising a policy governing how mandatory fees are allocated to student groups that was last updated more than four decades ago.
The University of Nebraska has tapped a leading expert in the education, health and mental health of young children to lead the Buffett Early Childhood Institute.
Grand Island superintendent discusses state scores
Nine Grand Island Public Schools campuses were classified “Needs Support to Improve.”
Upon completion of a qualified nursing program, scholarship recipients will be required to practice nursing in Nebraska for a minimum of two years.
This year's Cedar Hollow races, which featured mechanical dogs instead of pigs, raised almost $13,000 for the school.
UNL's Staff Senate would be responsible for representing and advocating on behalf of the more than 4,000 employees at UNL that work in non-faculty positions across campus.
Despite ire from teachers, in November Grand Island Public Schools Board of Education decided to increase class size caps and weave them into policy.
When Kenneth Curtis first encountered the batch of negatives from a 1950s camera, the art professor saw them as a vessel to introduce students to the realities a generation faced.
Launched in an online event for NU employees, "Only in Nebraska: A Campaign for Our University's Future" aims to engage more than 150,000 donors.
Grand Island Central Catholic is celebrating "A Sterling Knight" Friday night, the 25th installment of a much-loved Grand Island fundraiser and social event. Organizers remember the first year of the school tradition.
Qualified UNO aviation students will have a clear path to becoming a United Airlines pilot through the airline's Aviate program.
Chaperone, Grand Island's locally-hatched political action committee, had a successful inaugural schools board election. While Chaperone has priorities, the PAC will not be calling the shots, said founder Jeremy Jensen.
Hank McFarland, Josh Sikes and Amanda Wilson won seats on the Grand Island Public Schools Board of Education in the Nov. 8 election. Here from them at a press conference hosted by local political action committee Chaperone, which backed the board members-elect.
The program will include workforce stipends for current licensed child care providers and staff, and student loan repayment grants for child care providers.
HASTINGS — Aaron Thiessen, head groundskeeper for the Central Community College-Hastings campus, has a special appreciation for the warm, jewel-toned leaves falling from the scenic campus’s canopies.