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Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility

Nebraska's Waiver from NCLB Nebraska’s written request for ESEA Flexibility shifts the focus of accountability and gives us a more robust picture of what our students can do. It is an opportunity to outline our goals, create a shared vision and tell our Nebraska story. Nebraska's waiver from NCLB. The...
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English Language Arts Education

2014 English Language Arts Standards Nebraska's College and Career Ready Standards for English Language Arts Adopted by the State Board of Education on September 5, 2014 2014 ELA Standards (vertical) (pdf) 2014 ELA Standards (horizontal) (pdf) 2014 ELA Standards Glossary An Overview of ELA Standards: Standards establish what students should know...
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English Learner Programs

The purposes of Title III are to: Improve the education of English Learners by assisting them attain English proficiency, attain high levels of academic achievement in English and meet challenging academic standards. AND Provide enhanced instructional opportunities for immigrant children and youth. Contact Information Allyson Olson, 402-471-4694 allyson.olson@nebraska.gov English Learner...
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Entrepreneurship Education

    Entrepreneurship Best Practices Summit 2019 Promo Video https://youtu.be/BR7ja_9CVno   OUTSTANDING LEADERS RECEIVE AWARDS AT NEBRASKA ENTREPRENEURSHIP BEST PRACTICES SUMMIT NET Force Awards Flyer 2018 2018 EBPS Award Pictures The Nebraska Entrepreneurship Task Force (NET Force) and co-sponsor, the Nebraska Enterprise Fund, presented awards to three Nebraskans recognized for...
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Events

2019 Data Conference – April 29-30, 2019 Champions for Equity in Education: Better Data. Better Decisions. In 2007, the Nebraska Student and Staff Record System (NSSRS) was implemented as the Nebraska Department of Education’s first system to collect individual, student-level data from Nebraska public school districts. A decade later, Nebraska...
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Expanded Learning Opportunities

Quality Afterschool and Summer Opportunities for Nebraska K-12 Youth What is an ELO? The term Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELOs) describes an array of safe and structured programs that offer healthy growth, development and academic opportunities for youth. In Nebraska, 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLCs) are ELOs that provide...
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Fall STS In-service Workshops

2019 STS Fall In-Service Workshop Schedule With the STANDARDS and PROGRAMS OF STUDY, this is going to be an important year to attend and also a great time to network with teachers in your area. I will have industry tours at each location. To register, please complete the registration form...
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Family and Community Engagement

"Raising the next generation is a shared responsibility. When families, communities and schools work together, students are more successful and the entire community benefits." -U.S. Department of Education NDE-ESU Family Community Engagement Input Sessions are now scheduled ESU 16, North Platte, March 27 2019, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM ESU...
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FCSTN – Family & Consumer Sciences Teachers of Nebraska

FCSTN Webpage Retired Membership Flyer FCSTN LiveBinder: Member Only Resources President Jolene Schlemmer, Lincoln Southeast High School Past President Kelsey Kummer, All About U Adoptions President Elect Tracy Way, Lincoln Southeast High School Treasurer Deana Schrek, Norfolk High School Secratary Jan Smaus, Beatrice Middle School For more information about experiencing...
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Federal Programs

Welcome to the Nebraska Department of Education's Federal Programs web page. Below are the resources and services our division provides to Schools, Administrators, Teachers, and the Public from all over Nebraska. Federal Programs Federal Programs Education is primarily a State and local responsibility in the United States. It is States...
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Finance and Organizational Services

Announcements / New Information  [date posted] 2019/20 School District Expenditure Exclusion Requests Approved by the State Board at the 10/04/2019 Meeting [10/11/2019] 2018/19 School District Annual Financial Report (AFR), Audit Report & Related Information [10/01/2019] 2018/19 Master Account Code List [revised 07/12/2019] Upcoming Due Dates/Dates of Importance 2018/19 School District...
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Fine Arts Education

Fine Arts Standards Nebraska's College and Career Ready Standards for Fine Arts Adopted by the State Board of Education on March 4, 2014 Standards Horizontal Views: •  Media Arts   (pdf)        •  Media Arts (doc) •  Visual Arts (pdf)          •  Visual Arts (doc) •  Dance (pdf)               ...
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Future Ready Budget and Resources

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Invests Strategically in Digital Resources     Invests Strategically in Digital Resources OUTCOME: Leverages an understanding of school and community needs to identify and invest in digital resources to support student learning. Sample Strategies for Future Ready Librarians: ~Invest...
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Future Ready Community Partnerships

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Cultivates Community Partnerships     Cultivates Community Partnerships OUTCOME: Cultivates partnerships within the school and local community (families and caregivers, non-profit organizations, government agencies, public and higher education libraries, businesses, etc.) to promote engagement and a lifelong learning...
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Future Ready Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

3 Taglines which describe focus of work in this area Builds Instructional Partnerships Empowers Students as Creators Curates Digital Resources and Tools   Builds Instructional Partnerships OUTCOME: Partners with educators to design and implement evidence-based curricula and assessments that integrate elements of deeper learning, critical thinking, information literacy, digital citizenship,...
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Future Ready Data and Privacy

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Advocates for Student Privacy     Advocates for Student Privacy OUTCOME: Teaches and promotes student data privacy through their instruction and role as educational leaders. Sample Strategies ~Parent training on privacy, digital citizenship and online safety ~Regular lessons...
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Future Ready Personalized Professional Development

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Facilitates Professional Learning     Facilitates Professional Learning OUTCOME: Leads professional learning to cultivate broader understanding of the skills that comprise success in a digital age (e.g., critical thinking, information literacy, digital citizenship, technology competencies, etc.) Sample Strategies...
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Future Ready Robust Infrastructure

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of the work in this area Ensures Equitable Digital Access     Ensures Equitable Digital Access OUTCOME: Provides and advocates for equitable access to connectivity, digital devices, information, resources, programming, and services in support of the district’s strategic vision. Sample Strategies for Future...
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Future Ready Use of Space and Time

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Designs Collaborative Spaces     Designs Collaborative Spaces OUTCOME: Provides flexible spaces that promote inquiry, creativity, collaboration and community. Sample Strategies for Future Ready Librarians ~Reevaluate Makerspace design areas ~Replace old bookcases with shorter, mobile bookcases ~Purchase flexible...
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Go NAP SACC

   What is Go NAP SACC? From mealtime, to playtime, to story time, children have many opportunities each day to learn and practice healthy habits. Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (Go NAP SACC) is a trusted process that helps child care centers and homes go the extra...
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Grants Management System

Users who are tasked with the management/oversight of their agency's grant applications and missed one of our District Administrator GMS Security Webinars can find resources below.   Grants Management System (GMS) Description and Purpose The GMS is a web-based system used by the Department for processing various grants and plans....
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Health Education

Health Education is a unique and separate academic discipline. It influences individual, family, and societal development, knowledge, attitudes and behavior and seeks the improvement of individual, family and community health. Health education helps individuals seek that which moves them toward optimal stages of wellness. It means also to aid individuals...
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Health Science

Career Pathways and Specialty Examples Health Informatics Workers occupy many different levels of health care related employment. This pathway includes health care administrators who manage health care agencies as well as those individuals who are responsible for managing all of the patient data and information, financial information, and computer applications...
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High Ability Learners

The goal of NDE’s High Ability Learning (HAL) program is to provide leadership, content area expertise and technical assistance to Nebraska schools, Educational Service Units (ESUs), teacher preparation institutions, and other educational entities related to high ability learning.  In addition, the NDE HAL program oversees and manages HAL state funds...
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