Nebraska Department of Education

Nebraska World Language Standards Review

The proposed draft of the Nebraska World Language Standards is now available. We’d love your input on the proposed draft!

Nebraska Teacher of the Year

Nominate a teacher or apply to be selected as the 2020 Nebraska Teacher of the Year!

Nebraska Social Studies Standards Review

The proposed draft of the Nebraska Social Studies Standards is now available. We’d love your input on the proposed draft!

NDE Emergency Response and Support

The Nebraska Department of Education’s emergency preparation and response goal is to provide Nebraska schools, districts, and ESUs with direct and easy access to pertinent emergency preparedness and response information and resources. We hope you find the information provided in the Resources and Frequently Asked Questions pages valuable in planning for, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from an emergency or disaster.


NebraskaREADS provides tools and resources to support high-quality literacy instruction for all Nebraska students. The initiative highlights policies, procedures, and practices that guide and assist districts as they build family, community, and school partnerships to help students become successful readers.

The Strategic Plan

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.

Nebraska Education Profile (NEP)

The NEP provides information and data about Nebraska public schools and student performance. The NEP features AQuESTT classifications for schools and districts, school and district snapshots, and full data profiles that provide a deeper information dive on all ESSA-required components and other data elements. View the key messages below for information on this powerful Nebraska education tool.

Champions For Equity in Education

NDE is committed to being Champions for Equity in Education. Learn more by viewing our video or reading our commitments below.

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