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EDITORIAL: Teachers a priority for vaccine

News-Press Now 27 Feb 2021
26—Missouri is finally taking a needed step to make its K-12 teachers eligible for COVID-19 vaccines ... Among the states where teachers are eligible? Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Tennessee and Kentucky — every state that shares a border with Missouri. Among the states where teachers aren't currently eligible? Missouri.
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North Platte school resource officer, community liaison featured in documentary episode

Beatrice Daily Sun 26 Feb 2021
The third episode in the film series “The Mind Inside” continues to explore the mission of providing services for public school students in Nebraska ... “I had not worked in education, I’m not a teacher, I don’t have a teaching degree.” ... MOVIES SET IN NEBRASKA ... When he gets there, he learns his former teacher, Mr ... Nebraska.
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Our view: Teachers a priority for vaccine

The Joplin Globe 26 Feb 2021
Missouri is finally taking a needed step to make its K-12 teachers eligible for COVID-19 vaccines ... Among the states where teachers are eligible? Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Tennessee and Kentucky — every state that shares a border with Missouri. Among the states where teachers aren’t currently eligible? Missouri.
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430 doses for OPS this week as vaccines start flowing for Douglas County educators

Omaha World-Herald 25 Feb 2021
Omaha Public Schools was allocated 430 doses this week, a district spokeswoman said Thursday.​ The district, Nebraska's largest, has nearly 7,000 full-time staff, about two-thirds of which are teachers, principals, supervisors and classroom support staff ... Omaha-area officials join in call to vaccinate teachers ... The Nebraska State Patrol remembers Lt.
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Tips for how families can prepare for the 'what ifs' together

Omaha World-Herald 25 Feb 2021
By Pat Thomas Boys Town ... And don't forget to add in some fun ... *** ... She has worked is various positions at Boys Town as a Family-Teacher, Trainer, and Hotline counselor. Since 2010, Pat has shared her experiences with families who call the Nebraska Family Helpline ... Pat Thomas of Boys Town's Nebraska Family Helpline wrote this guest blog for momaha.com. .
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The Public Pulse: Understand the past; Vaccination priorities; Science, not politics

Omaha World-Herald 24 Feb 2021
I find it incredible that people would make such an issue out of a teacher reading a passage containing a racial slur from the “Voice of Freedom ... So, do we prioritize a fortysomething teacher, or a 65-year-old who is in the demographic group of individuals where 83% of all Nebraska deaths have occurred ... 19 article about Nebraska’s rolling blackouts.
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Sandstrom chosen for Library of Congress project

Rapid City Journal 24 Feb 2021
The cohort of 15 teachers will begin its work with National History Day and Library of Congress staff immediately ... The past couple years have seen Sandstrom recognized as the Nebraska History Teacher of the Year for 2019, a recipient of the Nebraska Department of Education Award of Excellence and a finalist for Nebraska’s 2021 Teacher of the Year.
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Teacher vaccinations gaining steam as Sarpy-Cass sets start date of March 1

Omaha World-Herald 24 Feb 2021
The good news keeps coming for Nebraska teachers eager to get their COVID-19 vaccinations. Officials at the Sarpy-Cass Health Department notified school officials last week that vaccinations of teachers and other school employees will begin the week of March 1 ... Some teachers and substitutes have been vaccinated through that effort.
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From Estonia to Nebraska, the Ilves sisters lead Huskers into Big Ten championships

Omaha World-Herald 24 Feb 2021
Johanna and Lishanna have now traded the green rolling hills of Estonia for the green corn fields of Nebraska ... NEBRASKA ATHLETICS ... Nebraska assistant coach T.J ... She took a gap year after high school and was an assistant middle school art teacher at her alma mater until she decided to commit to track at Nebraska.
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NWMSU educators praise GPA change

News-Press Now 24 Feb 2021
MARYVILLE, Mo ... Cumulative GPA applies to every college course taken ... Students must still get decent grades, but only in the classes where they actually learn how to be a teacher ... To date, most states have abandoned a strict cumulative GPA standard for teacher qualification. Nebraska, for example, has had a core-courses standard for some time ... 0.53 ... 0.51.
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Bill calls for sex abuse prevention training for Nebraska students

Scottsbluff StarHerald 24 Feb 2021
LINCOLNYears of childhood sexual abuse landed Erin Merryn in a Nebraska legislative hearing Tuesday. The Illinois woman made the trip from Chicago to push for legislation requiring Nebraska schools to teach all students about child sexual abuse prevention ... In Nebraska, she testified in support of Legislative Bill 281, introduced by State Sen.
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LPS will end high school staggered schedules after spring break

Lincoln Journal Star 24 Feb 2021
He noted that some teachers may be concerned, especially since they have not yet been vaccinated, but officials believe it will be safe ... City officials have said they hope to begin vaccinating teachers close to spring break. Catholic schools in Nebraska hit hard by pandemic but fare better than schools nationally.
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Diesel Technology program drives opportunity for NDSCS

Wahpeton Daily News 23 Feb 2021
The program takes approximately 18 months to complete. The curriculum infuses both classroom and laboratory learning opportunities for students ... In 2011, he received an award for the American Technical Education Association’s (ATEA) Region 5 Outstanding Technical Teacher ... North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Montana and Wyoming ... .
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