Nebraska Department of Education

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

The NDE released the first draft of the proposed revisions to Nebraska’s College and Career Ready Standards for English Language Arts (ELA) and is seeking input from the public.

NDE June 4th Board Meeting

Nebraska Education Investments

The NDE is committed to supporting school districts in implementing unprecedented resources. CARES and ESSER funding enables LEAs to promote safe school operations and equity-driven, sustainable, evidence-based programs to serve students.

2022 Nebraska Teacher of the Year Application and Nomination Forms Now Available!

Do you have the ability to inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn? Or, do you know an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable, and skilled teacher? Apply or nominate a deserving teacher for the Nebraska Teacher of the Year award today!


Nebraska Health Education Standards

In order to complete data analyses on responses, the Public Input Survey for Draft #1 of the Nebraska Health Education Standards has closed. You may continue to submit feedback on Draft #1 via the NDE Standards Input email at A second Public Input Survey will be available when Draft #2 of the standards is released later this summer.

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.

NDE Events

Explore virtual events hosted by the Nebraska Department of Education, including NDE Day, NeMTSS, Future Ready, and Data events!

News Releases

Public Meeting Notice


Request For Proposal for Nebraska VR’s Supported Employment

Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) requests proposals to develop a rate setting methodology to determine actual costs of providing supported employment services.