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Nutrition Services

COVID 19 Preparedness for School Meals and Child and Adult Food Care Program- Waiver Announcements CNP WAIVERS AT A GLANCE Nutrition Services has put together a comprehensive document to provide guidance on understanding and applying waivers and waiver extensions applicable to Child Nutrition Programs. This document will be updated as...
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Office of Early Childhood

Our Vision: All young Nebraska children are secure, healthy, and successful. The Office of Early Childhood provides leadership, guidance and support to: develop high quality environments for young children; promote equitable access to inclusive programs and services for all children from birth through age eight; facilitate state and community partnerships...
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Our Team

Kristin Vest Human Sciences and Education Career Field Specialist 301 Centennial Mall South Lincoln, NE 68509-4987 kristin.vest@nebraska.gov Phone: 402-471-4814 Fax: 402-471-4565 Marty Peregoy Educators Rising State Adviser 301 Centennial Mall South Lincoln, NE 68509-4987 marty.peregoy@nebraska.gov Phone: 402-560-2034 Fax: 402-471-4565 Terri Behl Professional Assistant 301 Centennial Mall South Lincoln, NE 68509-4987...
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Perkins Report Cards

Check back soon! This page is being updated with Perkins V related information.

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Physical Education

Physical Education is an integral part of total education of a child. It is the cornerstone in developing an active lifestyle, providing opportunities to guide young people in the process of becoming physically active for a lifetime. Quality physical education programs increase the physical competence, health-related fitness, self-responsibility, and enjoyment...
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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...
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PPCS and Veterans Education

Private Postsecondary Career Schools Mission Statement The Private Postsecondary Career Schools and Veterans Education section of the Nebraska Department of Education has the responsibility of authorizing private postsecondary career schools to operate educational programs and to recruit students for their schools. Veterans Education Mission Statement We are designated as the...
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Research and Evaluation

The Nebraska Department of Education is committed to providing high-quality evidence to inform statewide educational policy and decision-making. As such, the Research & Evaluation operation is dedicated to pursuing the research priorities of the Commissioner of Education and the Nebraska State Board of Education. What follows is a selection of...
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Resources for Child Care Providers

CACFP Menu Planning Guide (Wisconsin) Sixteen weeks of cycle menus, recipes that are CACFP creditable shopping lists to go with menus, and guidance regarding choking hazards and allergies. Setting the Stage for Eating Well: The Nutrition Environment (Missouri) Presentation introduces preschool teachers and food service staff to the benefits of...
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reVISION

Since 2012, the NDE’s reVISION process has been instrumental in improving and strengthening CTE in Nebraska! This process provides Nebraska schools with the opportunity to analyze and transform their current CTE systems in order to improve their ability to educate a qualified workforce that meets industry needs within an ever-changing...
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reVISION Action Grant

Program Overview The purpose of the reVISION Action grant is to improve, modernize, or expand career education programs to align with Nebraska’s economic priorities and workforce labor demands. The Perkins reVISION Action Grant program provides Perkins funds for secondary school districts to help implement the reVISION Action Plan developed in...
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reVISION Initial Grant

Program Overview The purpose of the Perkins reVISION Initial grant is to assist local school districts in completing the reVISION Career Education strategic planning process. Working in collaboration with postsecondary education and regional workforce/economic development leaders, the reVISION process links career educators, school administrators, school counselors, industry professionals, and community leaders. Through...
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Rules and Regulations

General Information Regarding NDE Rules and Regulations Statutory Authority: The Administrative Procedures Act (Sections 84-901 to 84-920 of the Revised Statutes of Nebraska) contains the main statutory provisions detailing how state agency rules and regulations are adopted. Under state law, the terms "rules" and "regulations" may be used interchangeably. The...
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Science Education

Nebraska’s Vision for Science Education Nebraska’s students demonstrate the scientific literacy necessary to be civic minded decision makers and demonstrate readiness for college, career, and lifelong learning. As critical consumers, students gather, analyze, and communicate information from multiple sources and make connections to their lived lives. Engaged in authentic and...
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Secondary CTE Data Reporting

Career and Technical Education data are collected to support the federal reporting requirements of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. All definitions for data elements, the data reporting calendar, and instructions for interfacing with ADVISER are available on the ADVISER Resources home page. Key considerations...
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Social Studies Education

SIT/Frameworks The Nebraska Department of Education has created two optional educational resources to help with the implementation of the 2019 Nebraska State Social Studies Standards.  The first optional resource is the Social Studies Standards Instructional Tool (SIT) which is a spreadsheet containing open educational resources that accompany each K-12 state...
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Special Education

Office of Special Education - Our Purpose To lead the improvement of outcomes for preparing all children and students with disabilities and their families for learning, earning and living through effective use of data, collaboration, communication, and a framework of differentiated support. Coronavirus Resources - IDEA Guidance The NDE is...
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Standards & Proficiency

The 2019 Nebraska World Language Standards The Nebraska World Language Standards describe the knowledge and skills that students should learn, but they do not prescribe particular curriculum, lessons, teaching techniques, or activities. These standards create a framework for teaching and learning, and they articulate a trajectory for knowledge acquisition across...
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State Board of Education

The Nebraska State Board of Education will hold an in-person monthly Board meeting on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott Lincoln Downtown/Haymarket (Scarlet Room), 808 R Street, Lincoln, NE 68508. Six-foot social distancing will be practiced and masks are required. The Department of Education is in consultation with...
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Teaching Resource Websites

Center for Applied Linguistic Resources Guide Comprehensive and easy to navigate listing of multiple resources for the language program Curriki Aims to provide a place online where educators from anywhere in the world can post curricula and lesson plans for review and use by fellow classroom teachers. Enchanted Learning A...
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Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Welcome to the Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Team Webpage The Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Team provides leadership, service, and support to help all learners become contributing and fulfilled members of society by: Providing leadership, content expertise, and technical assistance related to teaching, learning, and assessment; Coordinating processes to develop and...
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The Good News Series

Inspiring stories and positive messages about students, clients, and schools in Nebraska. April 2020 Good NEWSletter: Inside the New Classroom: Lexi Gardner, Lincoln High School At first, Lexi Gardner was overwhelmed by the idea of converting her classroom courses to remote learning. “I kept thinking there was no way,” said...
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Title I-A

Title I-A is a program that provides financial assistance to LEAs and schools with high numbers or high percentages of poor children to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. Federal funds are currently allocated through four statutory formulas that are based primarily on census poverty estimates...
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