Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen appointed Jim Scheer to the University of Nebraska Board of Regents to replace himself.
An analysis shows that Gov. Pillen's plan to boost Nebraska's education funding could allow local property taxes to drop. But some districts would wind up better off than others.
Sen. Dave Murman's plan (LB783) would eliminate the ability of community colleges to levy property taxes beginning in 2026-27, and replace that funding with state appropriations.
Some teaching jobs are left vacant or filled with less-qualified candidates, a survey found. The number of unfilled jobs across the state is up nearly 60% over last year.
Retention bonuses, student loan forgiveness and alternative certification were just some of the proposed solutions to Nebraska's teacher shortage lawmakers are pondering.
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A $915,000 grant will place 25 nurses across UNMC’s five campuses at K-12 schools later this semester through the newly created School Nurse Scholars program.
Officials said the student did not realize they had brought a real handgun to the school. No injuries were reported.
Employees of Papillion La Vista Community Schools who stick around through next school year will be eligible for a stipend up to $3,000, the school board decided Monday.
Pillen’s plan would increase Nebraska's K-12 education funding next year by $270 million, or 21%. And it would raise its 49th-in-the-nation ranking in state tax-dollar support for schools.
A proposal for state-funded savings accounts for Iowa parents to pay for private school would cost the state roughly $345 million annually once fully implemented, an analysis showed.
There's usually no quick solution to deadlocked school board elections such as Bennington's, which took a week to be resolved. One Nebraska district used a coin toss.
Benson High School will soon receive a face-lift in order to bring crucial health care services to students, staff and the community.
A constitutional amendment introduced in the Nebraska Legislature Friday would give voters the opportunity to eliminate the State Board of Education.
Reba Benschoter, an emeritus professor at UNMC who recently died, is recognized as a pioneer of today's telemedicine and distance learning.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has announced the appointment of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's chancellor to its Omaha branch's board of directors.
AGB Search will be paid an estimated $115,000, according to the contract.
The International Rescue and Relief department at Union College held a training course for students and local fire departments at Holmes Lake on Friday.
A stalemate for the vice presidency went on for 11 rounds of voting before Kirk Penner came out on top. Patti Gubbels was elected president.
As Matt Blomstedt's final days as Nebraska education commissioner tick down, some educators would welcome a fresh start for the department he ran for nine years.
The Sustaining Undergraduate Classroom and Career Excellence for STEM Students Program -- the SUCCESS Program -- will offer financial assistance to academically talented, low-income students at Doane.
"This program is one way for us to turn our goal into real action that will make a difference for students and our state," NU President Ted Carter said.
Scott Handelman, a math and computer science teacher at Lincoln Southwest High School, will appear on the quiz show next week.
The search for Ronnie Green’s replacement as UNL's chancellor will be just the second performed for that position since 2001.
Bruce Jacoby, a Lincoln-based magician, is sharing his passion for magic in middle and high schools with a simple gift: A free book.
Filmmaker Andrew Troy answers questions about his efforts to bring “I Am A Man: The True Story of Ponca Chief Standing Bear” to the big screen.
UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green said he'll step down on June 30 after seven years leading the state's largest university campus: "I'm ready to do the next thing."
Metro Transit announced Wednesday that for another year, all students in kindergarten through 12th grade can board any Metro or ORBT bus for free.
Gov.-elect Jim Pillen said Friday he will seize every opportunity to expand mentoring for young students, focusing on 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade literacy.