Literacy Center tackles illiteracy in Omaha with spelling bee

September 20th, 2012

By Lindsey Peterson

Omaha, NE–A staggering amount of adults over 18 in Omaha are struggling with basic skills like reading and writing.

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OPS board president holds position following vote

August 7th, 2012

By Ben Bohall

Omaha, NE – After last week’s calls for the resignation of Omaha Public Schools Board President Freddie Gray, tensions came to a head in last night’s public OPS board meeting.

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Political analyst examines OPS fallout

July 30th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The Omaha Public School Board is having a rough couple of months. Now, the board president is facing calls to resign.

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Learn As We Go: Unschooled in Nebraska Part Two

July 25th, 2012

By Lindsey Peterson

Omaha, NE- Most educators agree that education may need a bit of a makeover. But, fundamentally, educators may never be able to agree on what an effective education model actually looks like.

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OPS hiring marked by scandal, embarrassment

June 5th, 2012

By Ben Bohall

Omaha, NE – It’s been a bumpy road for the Omaha Public School District over the past couple of months. The effort to replace Superintendent John Mackiel unraveled this week.

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First Lady Obama visits Omaha

April 24th, 2012

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – Michelle Obama was in Omaha on Tuesday for Girls Inc.’s annual “Lunch for the Girls” fundraiser. The First Lady addressed a crowd of over two thousand people with a message of encouraging young women to keep on working and achieve their dreams.

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