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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
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'...
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...
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...
November 12, 2020
Ninety percent of children's brains are formed by the time they turn 6. Rapid brain growth in the early years "builds the foundation of who we will become as people," sai...
October 27, 2020
An Omaha Public Schools student at home during full remote learning. A group of Liberty Elementary teachers say that while hardly ideal, the necessity of remote learning ...
October 22, 2020
OMAHA, Neb. ─ The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska has been honored as the 2020 Friend of Education by the National Association of State Bo...
October 15, 2020
2019-20 Evaluation Shows Gains Despite School Closures Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Omaha, Neb. — The Superintendents’ Early Childhood Plan is making positive g...
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