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Legislation
Nebraska removes anti-school choice measure from ballot in ongoing battle

In a victory for education freedom, an anti-school choice measure is being removed from the November ballot in Nebraska. Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen announced… Read More

May 17, 2024
Public Education
Tuesday primary to narrow Nebraska Board of Education candidates in District 4. Who are they?

In two of the four Nebraska Board of Education primaries May 14, three candidates are vying for the top-two spots in Districts 2 and 4 for the ballot in Novemberā€™s… Read More

May 10, 2024
Homeschools
Family finds ā€˜peace of mindā€™ in homeschooling after physical attacks from bullying, special needs diagnoses

A Cuban family has found homeschooling to be the best educational option for their daughter Susana, who was physically attacked by one of her classmates at a public school in… Read More

May 8, 2024
Public Education
Tuesday primary to narrow Nebraska Board of Education candidates in District 2. Who are they?

In two of the four Nebraska Board of Education primaries May 14, three candidates are vying for the top-two spots in Districts 2 and 4 for the ballot in Novemberā€™s… Read More

May 8, 2024
Legislation
School choice notches another victory in Nebraska, continues advancing nationwide

A new school choice bill was passed in Nebraska on Thursday, focusing on low-income families. After three rounds of debate, the stateā€™s unicameral Legislature passed LB… Read More

April 19, 2024
Legislation
ā€˜If we care about kids, then get rid of the politicsā€™: Nebraska school choice bill clears first hurdle

An education freedom bill advanced in the Nebraska Legislature this week, and its passage would make a November ballot question on the stateā€™s current school choice law moot. Read More

April 11, 2024
Culture
Nebraska state senator dumps Democrats for GOP over pro-life, pro-family support

Nebraska state Sen. Mike McDonnell, Omaha, has left the Democrat Party and re-registered as a Republican. McDonnell, 58, said the move comes in response to Democrat Party efforts to deny… Read More

April 5, 2024
Legislation
Educational freedom will be on the November ballot for Nebraska voters

Nebraskaā€™s first-ever school choice program is being challenged by anti-choice activists who hope to repeal it, but Nebraska voters have a chance to retain the brand-new tax-credit-based initiative. The… Read More

March 5, 2024
Public Education
Nebraska high schooler tells school board required book is so inappropriate, even the teacher wouldnā€™t read one of its lines

An Omaha, Nebraska-area high school student told her school board that a required book was soĀ ā€œdisgusting and horrendous,ā€ even the teacher was ā€œuncomfortable.ā€ ā€œIā€™m here to talk about the book… Read More

March 4, 2024
Public Education
Nebraska public school district discriminates against deaf students, DOJ report says

An investigation into a Nebraska school district by the Department of Justice found it was violating deaf and hard of hearing studentsā€™ rights. The investigation came after multiple parental complaints. … Read More

February 20, 2024
Homeschools
Former public-school teachers plant new homeschool chapter of national ag program FFA in Nebraska

A new chapter of a national agricultural program has unlocked more opportunities for Nebraskan homeschool students previously unable to join. From its launch in September 2022, the Nebraska Agriculture Academy… Read More

December 21, 2023
Legislation
These states are gearing up for school choice in 2024

(Daily Caller News Foundation) ā€“ School choice is going to be a hot-button issue next year as several states are set to propose legislation expanding education options, while others are… Read More

November 27, 2023
Courts
Nebraska detransitioner sues medical providers for removing her breasts at 16

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

September 15, 2023
Courts
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 Iowaā€™s Sioux City Community… Read More

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

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

July 24, 2023
Public Education
‘She couldnā€™t readā€™: Black mother schools teachersā€™ union boss on why families need school choice

A Nebraska parent schooled a teachersā€™ 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
Legislation
Poll claiming Nebraska voters oppose school choice usedĀ 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
Opinion
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 donā€™t understand the purpose of public schools. The… Read More

June 12, 2023
Legislation
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