Poverty

Legislation 79-1013 Section
Resource Guide

Legislation LB 79-1013

Nebraska Statute 79-1013

Entire law can be found on the Nebraska Legislature website

(beginning paragraph) 79-1013 Poverty plan; submission required; when; review; approval; elements required; appeal. (1) On or before October 15 of each year, each school district designating a maximum poverty allowance greater than zero dollars shall submit a poverty plan for the next school fiscal year to the department and to the learning community coordinating council of any learning community of which the school district is a member. On or before the immediately following December 1, (a) the department shall approve or disapprove such plan for school districts that are not members of a learning community based on the inclusion of the elements required pursuant to this section and (b) the learning community coordinating council and, as to the applicable portions thereof, each achievement sub council, shall approve or disapprove such plan for school districts that are members of such learning community based on the inclusion of such elements. On or before the immediately following December 5, each learning community coordinating council shall certify to the department the approval or disapproval of the poverty plan for each member school district.

Poverty Plan Resource Guides

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Limited English

Legislation 79-1014 Section
Resource Guide
Link to NDE’s Limited English webpage

Legislation LB 79-1014 Poverty and LB 79-1003 Tax Equity

LB 79-1014 Entire law can be found on the Nebraska Legislature website

(beginning paragraph) 79-1014 Limited English proficiency plan; submission required; when; review; approval; elements required; appeal. (1) On or before October 15 of each year, each school district designating a maximum limited English proficiency allowance greater than zero dollars shall submit a limited English proficiency plan for the next school fiscal year to the department and to the learning community coordinating council of any learning community of which the school district is a member. On or before the immediately following December 1, (a) the department shall approve or disapprove such plans for school districts that are not members of a learning community, based on the inclusion of the elements required pursuant to this section and (b) the learning community coordinating council, and, as to the applicable portions thereof, each achievement sub council, shall approve or disapprove such plan for school districts that are members of such learning community, based on the inclusion of such elements. On or before the immediately following December 5, each learning community coordinating council shall certify to the department the approval or disapproval of the limited English proficiency plan for each member school district.

LB 79-1003 Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support (Refer to paragraphs 17, 25, 27, 28, 30)

Resource Guides

 

 

*U.S. Department of Education 2010

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Poverty and Limited English

The Nebraska Legislature enacted two laws, LB 79-1013 and LB 79-1014 as guidelines for Poverty and Limited English Proficient Plans. This web site will offer guidance, support and resources for successful completion of these plans.

Poverty/LEP Plan Questions for Financial, Submission, Approval and Accessing:

  • Allowance Expenditure Requirements or State Aid Certification. Go to Finance and Organizational Services and scroll down to “FOS Programs.” 
  • Questions/anwers on plan purpose, plan submission and accessing plans can be found in the resource guide listed below on pages 29-31.
  • Assistance in completing or additional questions, refer to the Resource Guide.

Updated Information

LEP and Poverty Plans for 2016-17 school year: Due October 15

  • Contact Tom Goeschel with questions at 402 471-3570 or tom.goeschel@nebraska.gov
  • Updated Resource Guide 2016

ELL Program by AQuESTT Tenent

McREL Central Nebraska Poverty Plan Report October 7, 2010 (pdf)
McREL Central Nebraska LEP Review March 4, 2011 (pdf)

 

 

 

 

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