Nebraka lawmakers schedule school-finance hearings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Members of the Legislature's Education Committee are seeking public input as they consider changes to public-school financing.  Sen. Kate Sullivan, the committee's chairwoman, released an agenda Monday for hearings on four days in October.  The committee has scheduled two hearings on Oct. 2: One at 10 a.m. at the Senior High School in Hastings, and one at 7 p.m. at the junior high school in McCook.  The committee will hold a 1:30 p.m. hearing on Oct. 3 at Sandhills Public High School in Dunning. Another hearing is set for 10 a.m. on Oct. 7 at the Omaha Public Schools Administration building, followed by a 4 p.m. hearing that day at Crete High School.  The final hearing is set for Oct. 8 at Omaha Nation Public School in Macy.