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Education LPS The Pod

E54: Nebraska School Libraries need your help ASAP!

E54: Courtney Pentland joins the pod to talk about The Nebraska Department of Education’s draft of new regulations which would *nearly eliminate* all requirements for a trained librarian in schools. Students and schools need you to voice your opinion before June 1, 2021 to save school libraries.  To leave feedback, click this link and choose “approval”: […]

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Education LPS

Save Nebraska School Libraries

The Nebraska Department of Education has written a draft of the proposed new regulations regarding the approval, accreditation, and accountability for schools, but despite all the input received from schools, teachers, and librarians, the department has nearly eliminated all requirements for a trained librarian in schools. Students and schools need you to voice your opinion […]

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COVID-19 Education LPS

LPS Needs to Cancel Its New Communication Course

In the last couple of weeks residents of Lincoln may have noticed that Lincoln Public Schools (LPS) has rolled out a new master class in poor organizational communication. Although we didn’t ask to be enrolled, the pedagogy appears to be sound, the content diverse, and our chances to practice the concepts frequent. This organization containing […]

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actual science COVID-19 Education LPS

We Don’t Really Know if COVID is Spreading in Lincoln Schools

Seeing Red Nebraska loves Nebraska’s public schools.  In particular, we love LPS.  Some of us work for them, some of us work with them, and many of us have school age children who attend LPS.  This does not mean they are beyond reproach or scrutiny.  Indeed, it is because we value them so dearly that […]

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actual science COVID-19 Education LPS

Lincoln Loves Public Educators, So Let’s Act Like It

Do you love your teachers, food service workers, custodians, specialists, and other school staff?  It’s time to take action to protect them. Lincoln Public Schools has produced a COVID plan that its staff are literally unable to execute when school begins on August 12.  Their plan is only reasonable if our community transmission rate is […]