Nebraska detransitioner sues medical providers for removing her breasts at 16

(The Daily Signal) – Detransitioner Luka Hein is suing the medical providers who surgically amputated her breasts at the age of 16 in 2018, “leaving… Read More

September 15, 2023
Nebraska superintendent admits allegations from his lawsuit against his former employer were false

A former Iowa superintendent has admitted some allegations he made in a lawsuit against his former school board were false. Paul Gausman was the superintendent of Iowa’s Sioux City Community… Read More

September 13, 2023
Christian Schools
Now is the time to build in education

(The Gospel Coalition) – For our cities and communities to flourish, Christians need to be builders. But I never expected to build a school. Here’s the story of how it… Read More

July 24, 2023
Public Education
‘She couldn’t read’: Black mother schools teachers’ union boss on why families need school choice

A Nebraska parent schooled a teachers’ union boss for opposing school choice in a video now circulating on Twitter. It happened as public school activists, such as Tim Royers, president… Read More

July 21, 2023
Poll claiming Nebraska voters oppose school choice used misleading questions, lawmaker says

A recent poll falsely claims a slight majority of Nebraskans oppose school choice, says the lawmaker who authored the related bill. According to the OpenSky Policy Institute, which is involved… Read More

July 17, 2023
Public Education
Keep Kids First warns Nebraskans not to sign petition opposing school choice law

A group of Nebraska leaders and elected officials is working to ensure Nebraskans keep the new school choice tax-credit program, warning residents not to sign a petition to put it… Read More

June 21, 2023
Public Schools: Busily answering questions no one is asking

The survey responses of roughly 2,000 parents and staff of Omaha Public Schools distressingly reveals a problem plaguing the nation: people really don’t understand the purpose of public schools. The… Read More

June 12, 2023
Nebraska school choice bill passes, heads to governor who has pledged to sign it

The Nebraska Legislature approved a tax-credit based school choice scholarship program on Wednesday in a measure Gov. Jim Pillen has already pledged to sign. Sen. Lou Ann Linehan, R-District 39,… Read More

May 25, 2023
Nebraska enacts bill protecting minors from gender transitions, unborn after 12 weeks

(The Daily Signal) – Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen, a Republican, signed a combination bill Monday protecting minors from gender transitions and protecting unborn babies after 12 weeks’ gestation. The… Read More

May 24, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Nebraska school district one of the state’s first to restrict sports participation to biological sex

A local school board in Nebraska approved a measure restricting athletic participation to the participant’s biological sex. The measure initially passed the Kearney Public Schools Board of Education… Read More

April 17, 2023
Nebraska advances school choice scholarship donation bill

A bill that would allow companies and individuals to donate a portion of owed state income taxes to a fund to cover scholarships for education expenses, including tuition, has… Read More

April 17, 2023
‘Sanctuary city for the unborn’ petition falls short in Bellevue, Nebraska

Despite organizers having turned in more than 7,000 signatures on a petition to outlaw abortion within the Bellevue city limits, the measure will not advance. That’s because 20%… Read More

April 6, 2023
Public Education
Nebraska teacher of the year complains about state board VP’s criticism

Kirk Penner, Nebraska’s vice president of the state board of education, has been criticizing Nebraska’s 2023 Teacher of the Year, Renee Jones, for her pro-drag show and LGBT activism… Read More

March 31, 2023
Public Education
Nebraska school district officials admit to “rebranding CRT” in order to deceive parents

An undercover recording reveals school administrators, superintendents and teachers in Nebraska gleefully describing their favorite methods for teaching Critical Race Theory (CRT) despite the subject being banned. Read More

March 29, 2023
Five-year-old boy testifies against drag queen bill wearing sparkly dress and crown

Testimony against a Nebraska bill to prohibit children from attending drag shows was heard last week from fully outfitted drag queens, including a 5-year-old boy. Asa Ross and his… Read More

March 28, 2023
Lawmaker seeks to enshrine abortion in Nebraska’s constitution

Omaha Sen. Megan Hunt has introduced two amendments to the Nebraska constitution seeking to make “reproductive freedom” an inherent and inalienable right. LR18CA would enshrine the… Read More

March 21, 2023
Nebraska school choice bill advances with help from both parties

School choice in Nebraska cleared a major hurdle this week when Democrats teamed up with Republicans to advance LB 753 in a 31-12 vote in the state Legislature. Read More

March 10, 2023
Public Education
Nearly a dozen Nebraska high schools pranked with active shooter calls in one day

Several high schools in Nebraska initiated lockdowns Thursday in response to “active shooter” calls received by the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP). Schools in Omaha, Fremont, Hastings, Columbus, Gering,… Read More

March 6, 2023
Bellevue, Nebraska abortion ban petition nears goal

A petition to make Bellevue, Nebraska, a sanctuary city for the unborn has received “well over 7,000 signatures,” says organizer Mark Lee Dickson. State statute requires a petition… Read More

March 2, 2023
Nebraska bills seek to give families more educational options

Nebraska students whose open enrollment application is denied would get another option under a new bill, which is one of many school choice measures under consideration in the state… Read More

March 1, 2023