School is out for the summer, but two students are putting in the work ahead of their first year of college. Their dreams are becoming reality after they were chosen to compete for a national musical theater award.
The school year isn’t even over yet and Omaha Public Schools has already traveled to dozens of recruiting events across several states to make sure there is a teacher in every district classroom next school year.
A total of 56 high school seniors were recently accepted into KHOP, a pipeline program designed to grow the state’s health care workforce by recruiting and educating students from rural Nebraska who are committed to practicing in these areas after professional school.
After reviewing enrollment numbers for the 2023-2024 school year, Lincoln Public Schools officials made the decision to open Lincoln Standing Bear High School next fall with only ninth and 10th grades.
State Sen. Joni Albrecht of Thurston on Friday proposed letting voters weigh in on a constitutional amendment that would eliminate the Nebraska State Board of Education and give the governor control over the state Department of Education.