Research at Nebraska 2019-2020 Report

Tag: K-12 Education



Improving Training for Teachers of Multilingual Students

More than half of K-12 public school teachers nationwide have at least one student classified as an English language learner, estimates show. Yet the training for teachers of multilingual students varies widely across states and school districts. This complicates an already challenging task: educating students with varying levels of English fluency, different home languages and […]

Boosting Educational Success for Kids Leaving Foster Care

Kids who’ve spent time in foster care often have a hard time succeeding in school, especially those who bounce in and out of state care. To put Nebraska’s foster kids on a path toward academic success, the Academy for Child and Family Well Being is partnering with the state’s largest foster care agency. Together, they […]

Comics Help Kids Learn About Coronavirus

BIF! POW! BANG! The new coronavirus wreaking havoc on our fair planet is no match for a squad of Husker superheroes. Nebraska researchers joined forces with comic artist Bob Hall to create a series of comics that tells the gripping tale of the virus that causes COVID-19. The one-page comics are designed to both entertain […]