Omaha Public Schools is praising voters after it approved a bond to build new schools.
"Thank you, Omaha voters, for voting yes to Phase 2 of the OPS," the district said in a tweet . Because of you, OPS can further its mission."
The bond totals nearly $410 million and the district plans to build two new elementary schools, a new middle school and two new high schools.
Another school district, Papillion-La Vista Community Schools, also got a bond approval from voters. The roughly $110 million will be used for many of the district's schools, upgrades to security and the purchase of land for a future school.