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The Public Pulse: Medicaid expansion; Redlining history; Censure them all

Omaha World-Herald 27 Feb 2021
Linda Ohri, Omaha. Omaha redlining ... Sue Stroesser, Omaha ... Happy Black History Month, and thanks, James and 100 Black Men of Omaha, for providing me with the opportunity to learn much more than what classroom books provided, so much of which has stuck with me ... Bill Shoultz, Omaha ... Suzi Fischer, Omaha ... Mike Smart, Omaha ... Allen Thomsen, Omaha.

UNK freshman Isaiah Mahone uses education as form of activism

The Grand Island Independent 26 Feb 2021
At his new high school, Papillion-La Vista South, his teachers recognized his leadership potential and nominated him for Inclusive Communities, an Omaha-based nonprofit. Through the social justice organization, he learned about diversity and inclusion ... He learned this form of activism from researching Martin Luther King Jr.

Bill would put a dent in long list of Nebraskans waiting for disability services

Norfolk Daily News 25 Feb 2021
For four years, she lived in her own apartment, thanks to instructors who helped her learn to cook, clean and do laundry and all the other mundane tasks of independent living.�. The Omaha woman could do those things because she has been approved for state-funded developmental disability services ... Omaha ... This article originally ran on

A lot of unknowns surrounding MIS-C

Norfolk Daily News 25 Feb 2021
Jean Ballweg, a cardiologist following Serenity’s case at Children’s Hospital in Omaha, said there’s a common misconception about MIS-C’s relationship with COVID-19. “I think people’s perception is when they learn about MIS-C, you should have been really sick with acute COVID to get something like this,” Ballweg said.

The Public Pulse: Understand the past; Vaccination priorities; Science, not politics

Omaha World-Herald 24 Feb 2021
You think we should sugarcoat it? The thought that a teacher could possibly be disciplined for that is insane! These are important lessons for children of an appropriate age — to learn our history, even when it isn’t pretty. Leigh Snow, Omaha. Lessons to learn ... Linda Cave, Omaha ... Lori Reed, Omaha ... Jim Trummer, Omaha ... Mike Hermsen, Omaha.

OPS will offer summer school to all students, paid internships to high schoolers

Omaha World-Herald 23 Feb 2021
Omaha Public Schools students could spend some of their summer inside the classroom ... The district has renamed the summer sessions Next Level Learning for Summer 2021 ... It’s the district’s first step in a multipart plan to help students catch up on learning lost to COVID-19 ... Omaha's Do School helps kids, families stay on track during remote learning.

New trial ordered in fatal Nebraska prison riot stabbing

The Argus Press 23 Feb 2021
The Nebraska Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that 30-year-old Eric Ramos should be retried for first-degree murder after his first trial ended in a mistrial in 2018, according to the Omaha World-Herald.

Brittni Yates: ACEC Nebraska's young professional of the year

Omaha World-Herald 21 Feb 2021
“I value travel and global awareness, and I’m committed to learning as much as I can about water quality and treatment.”. Yates’s industry involvement includes the Engineers Club of Omaha, the Water Environment Federation and the ...

UNK early childhood center also serves Kearney-area community

The Grand Island Independent 21 Feb 2021
Opened in November 2019, the LaVonne Kopecky Plambeck Early Childhood Education Center provides a welcoming, education-based environment where children from all backgrounds can learn and grow ... This program focuses on hands-on learning and child-directed work. It is the only Montessori program in Nebraska outside Omaha, Lincoln and Norfolk.

5 places that offer free online learning tools for families

Omaha World-Herald 19 Feb 2021
COVID-19 has certainly changed learning and extracurricular activities for both children and adults ... However, there is one opportunity COVID-19 has opened up when it comes to learning ... All you need is an Omaha Public Library card to gain access to Mango Languages, an online learning platform with lessons to help you learn a foreign language.

Ex-Omaha school guard/coach charged with assaulting student

Lincoln Journal Star 19 Feb 2021
OMAHA — A former security guard and coach at Omaha North High School has been accused of sexually assaulting a former student for three years, beginning when she was 15 ... North's principal, Collette Nero, notified parents and staff Wednesday that school district officials had learned of Powell's arrest this week ... Douglas CO SO Omaha ... Omaha PD ... Omaha PD.

Veterans Affairs hosts COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Norfolk

Norfolk Daily News 18 Feb 2021
Eligible veterans may visit https.// to learn more about how to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at one of the outpatient clinics. Julia Berry, an Omaha veterans affairs registered nurse, said one of the biggest ... Want to learn more?.

Robert Holts, last of Nebraska's Tuskegee Airmen, dies in Bellevue

Norfolk Daily News 17 Feb 2021
OMAHA — As a boy during the Great Depression, Robert Holts hawked newspapers in downtown Omaha ... The North Omaha youth joined the still-segregated U.S ... in downtown Omaha. Holts attended Kellom Elementary and Omaha Central High School ... I learned that quickly,” he told the Omaha World-Herald in 2018 ... This article originally ran on