Nebraska Department of Education

State Board of Education Meeting


The Nebraska Department of Education is seeking input from the public on the 2015 Nebraska Mathematics Standards. The information collected will be used as part of the standards review and revision process. The Nebraska Mathematics Standards survey is available at: Information on the math standards revision process is located at:

Nebraska’s College and Career Ready Standards for English Language Arts

On September 3, 2021, the State Board of Education approved the revision to Nebraska’s College and Career Ready Standards for English Language Arts (ELA).

NDE Day: Opportunity of a Lifetime!
July 28, 2021

It’s our Opportunity of a Lifetime! This school year presents us with an opportunity to provide students with innovative ways to learn while also caring for their physical, social, and emotional needs. An opportunity to shift investments to promote equity. An opportunity to review and renew systems considerations. And an opportunity to accelerate learning.

Commissioner’s Talent Pool Recommendations

The NDE is seeking educator candidates from districts or schools for our statewide talent pool. Nominated educators may be considered as candidates for special recognition programs, as well as considered for membership on advisory boards and task forces.

ESSER Webpage and Resources

The ESSER webpage houses all materials related to the three rounds of Covid-19 federal stimulus dollars: CARES, CRRSA, and ARP. A suite of resources has been created, including a Funding Guide and Budget Roadmap, outlining suggested steps for investment planning.

We’ve Moved!

The Nebraska Department of Education has moved!

Our new contact information is as follows:

Street Address (FedEx, UPS, and in-person contact):
500 S. 84th St., 2nd Floor
Lincoln, NE  68510-2611

Correspondence (USPS):
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln,NE 68509-4987

Do Right, Right Now

The NEW Do Right, Right Now coronavirus mitigation campaign is live! Learn what you can do to fight the pandemic at

Launch Nebraska

Launch Nebraska is a comprehensive guide, planning toolkit, and professional learning resource that schools and districts can use to address needs that may arise in the reopening of schools.

News Releases

October 12, 2021


Five Nebraska VR partners received awards for their role in creating inclusive workplaces and advocacy for disability employment. The 2021 Disability Employment and Inclusion Awards highlight the successful partnership between Nebraska VR and the businesses and communities they serve. Nebraska...