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“Good Life. Great Opportunity.” That’s Nebraska’s new brand, revealed by Governor Ricketts this week. How well does the new tagline speak to the state of K-12 education in the state?    Good...

On Saturday, The Economist published a great article about teacher training. If you haven’t checked it out yet, it’s worth a read. The following post relies heavily on its content. [caption id="attachment_479"...

The following blog was also published by Education Post and can be found here: http://educationpost.org/before-you-brag-about-your-graduation-rates-make-sure-the-kids-are-learning/   Nebraskans are proud of our state’s high school graduation rate, which, at 89.7 percent, is the second highest...

Last week, U.S. News and World Report released their annual ranking of the nation's best high schools. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on student performance on...

The following post is by Educate Nebraska's Executive Director, Katie Linehan.   Last winter, I treked across the 145th street bridge that connects Harlem to the Bronx to pick up a few...

  Today the Nebraska Legislature will debate LB 930, a bill to make the ACT exam the standard 11th grade assessment for Nebraska students. This is a wise move that will...

Teachers are transformative: not only responsible for imparting academic mastery, a great teacher also builds self-confidence and character in her students. Most people can name at least one teacher that...

Today marks the last day of the Nebraska State Basketball Tournament. Hats off to the participating teams and all student athletes throughout Nebraska as this season comes to an end,...

Today’s Omaha World Herald editorial, “OPS broadens leaders’ bench,” highlights exciting changes in the district. A new focus on principal placement strategies and training will improve the quality of education...