More than one-third of students who attend Nebraska's public and private colleges and universities received help from the government through the Pell Grant in 2019-20.
St. Teresa Catholic Church is piloting Catholic Liberal Education, a curriculum rooted in the liberal arts and sciences and the classical method of learning cultivated by the church for hundreds of years.
Wayne State will spend $26.5 million to build a new air-supported dome and renovate the college’s existing recreation and athletic facilities.
The School Safety Task Force will review current practices and identify "evidence-based strategies and solutions to ensure Nebraska's schools remain safe."
The budget plan approved by the board on Thursday increases the annual household income qualification for the Nebraska Promise program, which allows students to attend classes tuition-free, from $60,000 to $65,000.
Nebraska is one of 37 states with a so-called Blaine Amendment, prohibiting states from funding religious schools with public dollars. Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling on a tuition assistance program in Maine essentially nullifies those provisions.
The revocation follows a complaint alleging that beginning in the early to mid-1990s, Nolan Beyer “engaged in a personal and noneducational relationship with a student.”
“We’re trying to talk across the environmental and animal and human sampling to learn from pulling the data together,” said Liz VanWormer, director of the One Health program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Undergraduate students at state college campuses in Chadron, Peru and Wayne will pay $186 per-credit hour during the 2022-23 school year after the Board of Trustees froze tuition for the second year in a row.
A new campaign called "We Care for Kids" hopes to build support for quality early childhood care and education in Nebraska.
The ’80s pop music star praised the Silver Hawk cast and crew for putting on a "great version" of her 2012 Broadway musical — and for raising money for the Trevor Project in the process.
While the cost to attend college continues to increase across the country, NU will freeze its tuition rate for all students for the second straight year.
The research team investigating the human health and environmental impacts of the AltEn ethanol plant near Mead will share an update of their ongoing study on Thursday.
The first draft of new math standards for Nebraska schools is a tweak, not an overhaul, of existing ones, according to state education officials.
As an undocumented immigrant, Lopez never thought he'd have a driver's license or a job in the U.S. But the DACA program gave him an opportunity to work with and fight for other undocumented immigrants.
Asked about the ruling, Courtney Lawton said Friday: "I was denied justice and I still believe that my First Amendment right to freedom of expression was violated."
A school tip line that state officials say has successfully thwarted shootings in Nebraska will be funded for another year with federal COVID aid.
There's more work to be done, but Nebraska schools are "light years ahead" of where they were even four or five years ago, according to the state's school safety and security director.
Jason Smith said 41% of the students in grades 9 to 12 at Wahoo are involved in some form of band or choir.
The Nebraska State Board of Education voted Friday to remove its designation of the high school as a "priority school," among the lowest performing schools in the state's classification system.
The prom held by the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired brings together high school students in special education programs from across Southeast Nebraska.
Landon Ludwig initially faced a first-degree sexual assault charge, but he ultimately pleaded no contest to two counts of child abuse and criminal trespassing, all misdemeanors, as part of a plea deal.
Following a mass exodus of teachers, Omaha Public Schools announced a proposal to boost pay for all certified and classified full-time and part-time staff for the next two years.
"The Bell Affair," a new film by three University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty members, explores slaves Daniel and Mary Bell's long fight for freedom. The film will premiere in Washington, D.C., this week.
Earlier this month, the NWU Board of Governors approved a resolution to tear down the three-story facility at the corner of 50th Street and Madison Avenue in northeast Lincoln.
Construction crews started tearing down Gallagher Hall, which sits on the southwest edge of Creighton University's campus, last week.
A UNL researcher is studying whether naturally occurring nanoparticles in milk can be used to deliver therapies — from cancer treatments to gene therapies — to the brain.
“Everything I’m doing right now, I’m treating it (like) it's the last time I’m doing it,” Superintendent Steve Joel said. Joel has been school superintendent in Grand Island, Beatrice and Lincoln.
The Nebraska native has spent her whole life working hard, and it's all about to pay off in June when she receives her degree from Stanford University.
The mission to show Tom Cruise a good time as he prepared to film "Top Gun" in 1985 fell to Lt. Walter E. Carter, Jr., known to his fellow naval aviators as Slapshot, and to the Cornhusker state as University of Nebraska President Ted Carter.