Nebraska Department of Education

The Nebraska Department of Education is now seeking public input on the proposed four-year Nebraska Perkins V State Plan and performance targets.

Comments will be accepted through February 9, 2020.

Nebraska Social Studies Standards

On November 8, 2019, the Nebraska State Board of Education unanimously approved the Nebraska Social Studies Standards!

The Strategic Plan UPDATED!

Nebraska’s education vision for the next ten years.

The Strategic Plan unifies and strengthens positive outcomes for each and every Nebraskan through bold and achievable goals. The Vision and Direction not only outlines the critical needs and strengths within our education system, but also reflects innovative approaches to ensure each Nebraskan has equitable access to opportunities and are ready for success in postsecondary, career, and civic life.

Agents of Change for Equity

Equity is at the forefront of our work at the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE). This year, we are advancing the equity conversation as Agents of Change for Equity. As we embark on this year’s theme, we will continue to explore and support promising new innovations that advance educational equity.

News Releases

December 11, 2019


Student photos are available using the following link. The Nebraska Department of Education is pleased to announce the names of two students selected as delegates to the 58th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) held in Washington, D.C. March...

November 27, 2019


The Nebraska Department of Education announced today that 50 Nebraska schools have improved their 2019 AQuESTT classification. Accountability for a Quality Education System Today and Tomorrow, or AQuESTT, helps to ensure all students across backgrounds and circumstances have access and...