OPS Superintendent’s Race: The ‘Yikes’ Factor

OPS Superintendent’s Race: The ‘Yikes’ Factor

Pictured: John and Melissa Wood, suing their Maryland public school district for forced indoctrination of their daughter into Islam The fellow who appears to be the front-runner in the race to become the next superintendent of Nebraska’s largest school district,...
I’m With Sen. Wayne: Punt and Regroup on OPS Supe Search

I’m With Sen. Wayne: Punt and Regroup on OPS Supe Search

State Sen. Justin Wayne of northeast Omaha is wise to call for the Omaha Public Schools to toss out the names of the three finalists just announced for the OPS superintendent’s spot, appoint an interim supe to place-hold, and start a new search. Why? Because...
Don’t Hold Your Breath on Getting a Great New Supe in OPS

Don’t Hold Your Breath on Getting a Great New Supe in OPS

Wouldn’t it be something if the largest school district in the State of Nebraska would take a page from what is happening nationally, and allow an OUTSIDER, with diverse leadership experience and ideas and methods that are new to public education, to take the...
OPS Retirement Shortfall May Exceed Its Annual Spending

OPS Retirement Shortfall May Exceed Its Annual Spending

The kiddies got a snow day today and a good time was had by all. So here’s an idea of how to have a good time with the current retirement funding crisis in the state’s largest school district: let’s give everybody the year off next year in the Omaha...