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.
The proposed $489.8 million for 2022-23 unveiled Tuesday is a $26.9 million increase from last year. The property tax levy is essentially unchanged.
The NSAA sanctioned bowling in 2020 and girls wrestling a year later, but budget cuts over the past two years prevented LPS from adding the sports despite impassioned pleas from parents and students.
The negotiated contracts outline salary and benefit increases for various classified employee groups -- including paraeducators, nutrition services workers, office staff, technicians -- as well as administrators.
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 Lincoln Northwest boys soccer team is jump-starting its program by playing in the summer league ahead of its upcoming first season.
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.
Whether it's running or basketball, Taylor McCabe and Britt Prince always strive for the best. In 2022, they achieved it.
The Lincoln Board of Education is expected to approve the Steve Joel District Leadership Center as the new name for LPS' district office on Tuesday.
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.
The School Safety Task Force will review current practices and identify "evidence-based strategies and solutions to ensure Nebraska's schools remain safe."
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.
After a push from donors and the School District 145 Foundation for Education, visitors to Waverly High School’s Viking Stadium this fall will be treated to a flashy new experience.
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.”
Tim Cannon didn't win a state title until the final two years of his career, but the foundations of success were always there for the 2022 boys coach of the year.
The SkyHawks won another title, but this one was different — they were overlooked this time. Renee Saunders is our girls coach of the year.
“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.
In a surprise announcement at Tuesday night's Lincoln Board of Education meeting, board members told the retiring superintendent they intend to rename the building after him.
The LPS school board is looking at revising its policy and regulations governing advertising on school grounds after Union Bank & Trust offered $1.5 million for the naming rights for the stadium at West Holdrege and Northwest 48th streets.
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.
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."
Student absences at the middle and high school level were up 32% compared to last year. Tardies and truancy referrals were also up.
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.
Erin Hoffman, a 2003 graduate of NWU, has spent the last 15 years in student life roles at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois. She will begin work in Lincoln in July.
As a part of the deal, the stadium near Northwest High School will be named Union Bank Stadium for 20 years, the school district said. Lincoln Northwest is set to open this fall at 4901 W. Holdrege St.