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State Complaint

State Complaint Process Flowchart STATE COMPLAINT FORM *This is a sample form and not required to submit a complaint* PUBLIC Complaint Guideline Nebraska Department of Education If you have questions or comments about the State Complaint option, Contact Kelly Wojcik at the Nebraska Department of Education: kelly.wojcik@nebraska.gov or 531-207-9986.

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Online Complaint Form

A blank complaint form may be printed and filled out, or you may complete an English-only fillable complaint form which will need to be printed and signed. Detailed instructions for completion of the form are included in 92 NAC 28 (Nebraska Department of Education Rule 28).

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Complaint Form

Instructions for Preparing a Complaint NDE Certification Investigations' Office If you are filing a Complaint against more than one person, a separate form should be used for each person. If you have more than one complaint against the same person, you should use one form and describe each incident in...
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Sexual Misconduct Guidance

Definitions Sexual misconduct means engaging in grooming, sexual contact, or sexual penetration with a student, regardless of the student’s age, as further defined herein. Sexual misconduct may or may not constitute a criminal offense. However, sexual misconduct that occurs between an adult school employee and a student in all cases...
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Moral Turpitude Guidance

Importance of Moral Turpitude Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 27 Section 004.02I requires educators to report acts of moral turpitude, felonies, and certain misdemeanors. As an educator, if you have sufficient cause to believe that an act of moral turpitude has occurred, you do have a duty to report...
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2019 Planting Seeds of Partnership

2019 ConferenceRegistrationLodgingPartners2019 Conference “Planting Seeds of Partnership” 2019 State Conference for Successful Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers and their Families This first annual statewide conference aims to encourage collaboration and learning among community partners that serve migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families. Our ultimate goal is to advance the...
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Parent Information

Parents can become involved in reducing violent behaviors and creating safer environments for their children at home and at school. Parents are encouraged to review school handbooks, websites, or other district sources of information relating to bullying and discuss the policy and expectations with their children. Parent - School Collaboration...
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Office of Special Education Communications

SPED DIRECTOR CALL/WEBINAR SPED Director Calls/Webinars are held at the end of each month (except for July & December) and contain the latest special education news, information and reminders. To receive the reminder email that is sent the week of the call/webinar, please contact Leslie Galloway at leslie.galloway@nebraska.gov 2021 Calls/WebinarsJanuary,...
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Youth@Work

Youth@Work-The U.S. Equal Opportunity (EEOC) Website for Youth in the Workplace Youth@Work is the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) website for youth in the workforce. The EEOC's goal is to eliminate illegal discrimination from the workplace for all workers. This website is designed to teach young workers about...
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POLICY

Teaching Certificates

Whenever it shall come to the attention of the Commissioner of Education that any person who holds a valid Nebraska certificate authorizing such person to teach or administer in the public, private, denominational, or parochial schools in this state, has been convicted of any felony, or any misdemeanor which involves...
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4. General Program Compliance

National School Lunch Program - NSLP Administrative Review - General Program Compliance General Program Compliance (General Areas) Civil Rights requirements are met when: USDA's current nondiscrimination poster is displayed in the kitchen/dining area where it is visible to all students. There is no separation of students by race, color national...
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More unannounced visits are being made

More unannounced visits are being made The Nutrition Services staff has been doing more drop-in visits at centers in recent months and plans to do more. Sometimes we are dropping by your center because we have received a complaint from a parent or a referral from the Health and Human...
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USDA issues indicators of abuse or mismanagement

USDA issues indicators of abuse or mismanagement As a follow-up to the audits by the Office of Inspector General (OIG), the USDA developed this chart which describes some of the more common characteristics or indicators of abuse or mismanagement that have been identified in reviews or audits. These indicators can...
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Maintaining Program Integrity and Avoiding Overclaims

Maintaining program integrity and avoiding overclaims by Susan Petersen, Consultant, Nutrition Services from the Spring 1997 issue of Child Caring; updated 2002 Participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) provides many benefits to child and adult care centers, child care home providers and day care home sponsoring...
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Program Improvement Expected From Integrity Initiative

Program improvement expected from integrity initiative Fraud. Embezzlement. Money laundering. Those are the kind of things you might expect to find in a crime novel or television show - certainly not in a child care setting. But that is exactly what has been found in nationwide audits of the Child...
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