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Summer wrap-up: Keeping kids learning outside of school hours

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In Nebraska, we are blessed with one of the nation’s best public school systems, thanks to long-term investments by generations of Nebraskans in the future of our state and our most precious resource: our youth. While we at Nebraska Children

Posted in Middle Childhood

Beyond School Bells, part 6: Community partnerships

Over the course of six weeks, the Nebraska Children blog has invited Jeff Cole, Associate Vice President of School-Community Partnerships for Beyond School Bells, to write some guest posts sharing his program’s work. In my final installment as guest blogger,

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Beyond School Bells, part 5: A QuESTT

Over the course of six weeks, the Nebraska Children blog has invited Jeff Cole, Associate Vice President of School-Community Partnerships for Beyond School Bells, to write some guest posts sharing his program’s work. My previous posts have focused on Beyond

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Beyond School Bells, part 4: Environmental education

Over the course of six weeks, the Nebraska Children blog has invited Jeff Cole, Associate Vice President of School-Community Partnerships for Beyond School Bells, to write some guest posts sharing his program’s work. In addition to supporting a wide variety

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Beyond School Bells, part 1: Our mission

Over the course of six weeks, the Nebraska Children blog has invited Jeff Cole, Associate Vice President of School-Community Partnerships for Beyond School Bells, to write some guest posts sharing his program’s work. Beyond School Bells (BSB) started 15 years

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Kids need to be kids . . . especially when they’re in foster care

Nebraska policymakers are currently discussing how to implement the Strengthening Families Act (SFA) in our state. While there are many parts to this important legislation, what we believe will be most critical to system-served youth are the components that relate

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Beyond School Bells unveils mobile maker lab in Nebraska

Beyond School Bells, a collaboration of Nebraska Children, recently unveiled TMC Labs. TMC (Think, Make, Create) labs is a 6’x12′ trailer that houses hands-on, interactive learning resources in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and the arts. We delivered the TMC Labs

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