An historical school funding practice that pre-dates Nebraska Statehood, and even the U.S. Constitution, still exists today and helps relieve taxpayers in funding education in Nebraska.
Join the Platte Institute and CrossFit CEO and founder Greg Glassman in Lincoln to discuss a policy workout program to put Nebraska in the best shape of its life!
After two years of debate on proposals for Medicaid Expansion, it is time to consider alternatives that can improve health care options and outcomes for Nebraska’s most vulnerable citizens.
Now that 43 other states have implemented school choice initiatives, there is a wealth of knowledge to help Nebraska create school choice programs to meet the unique educational needs of families and children.
Flawed accounting assumptions threaten retirement security for public workers, reliable services for residents and taxpayers, and reasonable choices for policymakers in guiding the city's future growth and development.
This study carefully examines both LB 999 and LB 907, as well as other successful prison reform options from across the country and includes a list of recommendations for policy makers.
This study compares 2012-2013 standardized test scores for low-income and minority students from Omaha Public Schools and the city's private Catholic Schools. The results show that demographics can't be an excuse when it comes to providing high quality education and achievement opportunities for all Nebraska's young people.
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