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Physical Education

Physical Education Standards Adopted 10/7/2016 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,...
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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

reVISION is a year-long process that provides Nebraska schools with the opportunity to analyze and transform their current career education systems in order to improve their ability to educate a qualified workforce that meets industry needs within an ever-changing economy. Working in collaboration with postsecondary education and regional workforce/economic development leaders,...
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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

NEW! Professional Learning Opportunities Sign up soon, capacity is limited. 2017 Science Standards Approved Sept. 8, 2017 The standards can also be accessed from the Content Area Standards Webpage. DRAFT Teacher’s Guides to Nebraska’s College and Career Ready Standards for Science Key Instructional Shifts Implementation Toolkit        ...
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Secondary CTE Data Reporting

Career and Technical Education data are collected to support the federal reporting requirements of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. All definitions for data elements, the data reporting calendar, and instructions for interfacing with ADVISER are available on the ADVISER Resources home page. There are no changes...
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Social Studies Education

Nebraska 150 Sesquicentennial Teacher Resources We have gathered some of the many Sesquicentennial Teacher Resources and put them all in one place. Please visit the link at the left under "Resources" for a link to our webpage, and links to other great things going on in the State of Nebraska....
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Special Education

INVITATION TO NOMINATE NEBRASKA PARAEDUCATOR OF THE YEAR You are encouraged to nominate an outstanding paraeducator for recognition as a Nebraska Paraeducator of the Year.  Paraeducators who demonstrate the highest standard of performance in carrying out their assigned responsibilities should be considered for nomination.  The awards will be presented at...
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State Board of Education

Live Video Stream - State Board of Education Work Session - June 6, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) State Board of Education Board Meeting - June 7, 2019 (9:00 a.m.) The State Board of Education is an elected, constitutional body that sets policy and ensures that the State Department of Education functions...
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Teaching and Learning

Welcome to the Teaching and Learning Team Webpage The Teaching and Learning 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 and learning; Coordinating processes to develop and implement content-specific standards...
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Team Nutrition Resources Chart

Team Nutrition Team Nutrition, an initiative of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, supports national efforts to promote lifelong healthy food choices and physical activity by improving the nutrition practices of the Child Nutrition Programs. They provide resources to schools, child care settings, and summer meal...
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The Good News Series

Inspiring stories and positive messages about students, clients, and schools in Nebraska. June 2019 Good NEWSletter: One of a Kind Spanish Competition Columbus High School hosted a Spanish Competition for the first time this year with 210 students from fourteen schools. Students from around the state showcased their Spanish skills...
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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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Work Based Learning

Please visit our NEW Workplace Experiences website http://www.nebraskaworkplaceexperiences.com Contact Gregg Christensen Work-Based Learning 301 Centennial Mall South PO Box 94987 Lincoln, NE 68509-4987 Phone: (402) 471-4337 Fax: (402) 471-4565 gregg.christensen@nebraska.gov

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World Language Week

World Language Week 2019 is March 31 to April 6. World language educators and students are encouraged to celebrate the power of languages to be college, career, and civic ready. World Language Week celebrates the teaching and learning of world languages in the state of Nebraska. Nebraska has a long heritage...
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World Languages

World Language Review May 2019 The Power of Language: World Language as a Support to Global Understanding Global Understanding Through World Language Learning George Mason University defines global understanding as the ability to see the world from multiple perspectives, reflect upon our positions in a global society, and to be...
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