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).

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

December 1, 2021


The Nebraska Department of Education and the Nebraska International Language Association have awarded 51 Seals of Biliteracy to Nebraska students this semester. The Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is a collaboration between the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) and the Nebraska...


Request For Proposal for Nebraska VR 2022 Summer Transition Program RFP

Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) requests proposals for the development and implementation of innovative short-term programs to provide career exploration and personal development opportunities for students with disabilities during the summer of 2022.