Louder than a Bomb: Marissa Gomez

March 28th, 2012

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – This is the second segment in our four-part Louder than a Bomb series: meet Marissa Gomez at Omaha South High School.

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A discussion about teaching culture

February 23rd, 2012

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – Omaha Public Schools purchased thousands of copies of a cultural proficiency book last year, which cost the district over $130,000. Many people have now read the book, and they’re talking about it.

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Thanksgiving feast brings seniors, students together

November 22nd, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – Celebrating Thanksgiving is all about food and fellowship with family and friends. But what happens when family members are few and monthly incomes are fixed?

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Omaha high schools stuck on low-achieving list

November 8th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – All seven high schools in the Omaha Public Schools district have made the unwelcome federal list of Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools this year.

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Failing school? Central High says ‘No way’

October 18th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Four of the high schools in the Omaha Public Schools district have been labeled “Persistently Low Achieving” by federal standards. But are these schools really failing our kids?

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Beating the odds

September 7th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – In the first of a series of reports on how Omaha schools are performing, we stopped by South Omaha to talk to a principal who’s beating the odds.

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