Start Early. Start Well.
May 20, 2021
Shift in Approach Can Better Serve Child Care Programs and Improve Services
Omaha, Neb. — A new report from the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the U...
A recent report by the Buffett Institute tracks how much money is spent on early childhood in Nebraska and where it comes from, and also calculates what it would cost to...
April 09, 2021
In the wake of COVID-19, several local school districts are adopting or strengthening social-emotional curriculum for the upcoming school year, hoping to increase student...
April 08, 2021
Parents, educators, and researchers are trying to gauge how much learning has been disrupted by pandemic stress and the abrupt switch to online learning last spring.
March 04, 2021
A new Biden administration plan seeks to greatly expand direct payments to American families. The payments, contained
in a much larger $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief...
February 16, 2021
Findings Reveal Serious Challenges With Significant Implications for the State's Economy
A media release for LR 390 sent out by Sen. John Stinner
LINCOLN, Neb. – T...
A statewide survey of parents and business owners drives home the point that Nebraska's current child care system—underfunded and struggling long before the pandemic—isn'...
January 06, 2021
Former OPS Teacher, Coach Has Served at the Institute for Four Years
Omaha, Neb. — The Buffett Early Childhood Institute has named Amy Schmidtke as associate direct...
December 21, 2020
Thousands of Nebraska teachers and child care providers put themselves at risk to help young children and families during the pandemic.
By Matthew Hansen, Managing Editor...
November 30, 2020
Three years after opening, The Valley Child Development Center gives nearly 70 children a high-quality early childhood education in Red Cloud, Nebraska. Here, children an...
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