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Introduction to the Nebraska World Language Standards

The Nebraska World Language Standards represent an organization both consistent with other content areas and unique to the parameters of world language programming in Nebraska. Guideline to Read the Structure of the Standards Guideline to the overall structure of Nebraska’s World Language Standards. The Five "C"s of Nebraska's World Language...
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K-12 Districts and the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy

Schools are encouraged to recognize the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy. Providing access to proficiency driven world language instruction ensures each student access to greater success. Support can be evident in programming, access to assessments, recognition on transcripts and diplomas, and award ceremonies. It is suggested that each district designate an...
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Launch WBL!

Welcome! The purpose of this web page is to provide Work-Based Learning (WBL) program updates and links to new tools and technical assistance like asynchronous professional learning (APL) and WBL "office hours" via Zoom. Please view our brief welcome video: Launch WBL!  - A Professional Learning Course Launch WBL!,  available...
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Making Languages Our Business

For US employers the demand for foreign language skills is greater than ever before. Whether it is in the boardroom, in the field, with customers and partners, or on social media companies today are increasingly more likely to conduct business in a language other than English. Consequently, a command in...
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Mathematics Education

Welcome to NDE Mathematics Home Page   Nebraska's College and Career Ready Standards for Mathematics Adopted by the State Board of Education on September 4, 2015 2015 Mathematics Standards (vertical) (pdf) 2015 Mathematics Standards (horizontal) (pdf) Nebraska’s standards organized with three levels of specificity: K-12 Comprehensive Statements - Identify broad,...
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Mathematics Standards Revision

Nebraska Revised Statute 79.760.01 requires the Nebraska State Board of Education to adopt measurable academic content standards in the subject areas of reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. The statute requires the State Board to review and update the standards every seven years. Pursuant to 79.760.01, and under the...
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Menu Planning and Recipes

USDA Healthy Meals Menu Planning Tools  USDA Menu Planning Toolkit includes nutrient analysis, meal buying guide, samples menus, and training for food service providers CACFP Recipes Child and Adult Care Food Program Recipes provided by USDA in both family size quantities and larger servings for centers. USDA What’s Cooking? The...
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Message from the Commissioner

Nebraska is committed to providing personalized digital learning opportunities for student success in learning, earning and living. In support of the State Board of Education’s Strategic Vision and Direction plan and goals, the Nebraska Department of Education is pleased to release the first ever statewide Future Ready Nebraska Digital Learning...
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Middle School Resource Materials

Best Web Offerings Effective World Language Learning and Instruction Association for Middle Level Education Middle schools across the United States use a variety of models for teaching languages. The strategies range from providing brief experiences in multiple languages across the middle school grades to providing full immersion programs where all...
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Middle School World Language Models

All secondary students must have access to a minimum of two years of world language study. Some schools allow students to access these high school credits while the student is still in grades 7-8. There are many types of models schools can use depending on the needs and goals of...
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Migrant Education Program

MEP Bulletin - will be updated every Monday You might know someone who qualifies… We have an easy-to-use online referral tool at: https://idrreferrals.net/ This is available to send the contact information of a person that might be eligible for the program or a parent who has children who are possibly eligible. ...
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Model Policy – Maintaining Professional Boundaries

Disclaimer: This model policy is provided as guidance as identified below. Anyone considering using this model policy as a guide in creating their own policy should consult with legal counsel before preceding or adopting any such a policy. Model policy for requirements of 79-879 final draft 2-11-21 Definitions Grooming means...
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Monthly Memo

#nebsci, are you looking for ongoing updates from NDE?  Look no further than your inbox! Email audrey.webb@nebraska.gov to get on the list for Monthly Memos sent out at the beginning of each month. These include all things science: upcoming opportunities, resources, webinars, programs, etc. Be the first to get the...
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Multicultural/Diversity Education

Power of the Role Models: interactive, downloadable--updated May 2016 Standards NDE standards has incorporated multicultural education. Visit the weblink to review by content area. Standards Webpage   Power of the Role Models Interactive website displaying Native American's from Nebraska and their occupations. https://sites.google.com/a/education.ne.gov/power-of-role-models/    

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National Assessment of Educational Progress

What is NAEP? While states have their own unique assessments with different content standards, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), provides a “common yardstick” to measure what students across the nation know and can do. NAEP assessments cover ten subject areas, including mathematics, reading, writing, and science. The results...
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NDE Legislative Corner

In an effort to keep others informed on important legislation impacting education in our state, the Communications and Outreach team has developed the NDE Legislative Corner. The Nebraska Unicameral is typically in session January through April. NDE Legislative Corner March 24, 2017 NDE Legislative Corner March 10, 2017 NDE Legislative...
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NDE Rules and Guidelines

Rule 20 - Regulations for the Approval of Teacher Education Programs - 2014 Version Rule 20 – Previous Version 2007 Rule 21 – Issuance of Certificates and Permits to Teach, Counsel, Supervise and Administer in Nebraska Schools - 2020 Version Rule 22 – Regulations Governing the Master Teacher Program -...
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NDE WL Guest Lecture Series

NDE World Language Specialist Stephanie Call introduces experts in world language teaching and learning to provide free, timely resources. The following webinars were recorded in the summer of 2020. Please review websites for recordings and resources. Rebecca Colagreco, Iowa Braille School "Special Education Accommodations in World Language" Live Thursday July...
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NDE’s ESSER III Application

Unlike the previous ESSER allocations (ESSER I - CARES and ESSER II - CRSSA), the ESSER III- ARP requires the NDE to submit an application to the US Department of Education. The NDE collected input and reviewed qualitative and quantitative data in May 2021 to determine successes, priorities, and strategies...
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Nebraska Adult Education Directors

Nebraska Department of Education Tate Lauer, Director Nebraska Department of Education PO Box 94987 Lincoln, NE 68509 402/471-4807  FAX 402/471-0117 tate.lauer@nebraska.gov Carla Stucky Shuck, Consultant 402/471-4806 Carla.stuckyshuck@nebraska.gov Laura Ruppert Adult Education Program Specialist phone: 402/471-4384 laura.ruppert@nebraska.gov Cindy Heiser, Program Associate 402/471-4830 cindy.heiser@nebraska.gov Central Community College Area Becky Fausett, Director PO Box 4903...
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Nebraska Afterschool Conference

RegistrationScheduleSessionsLodgingRFPWalk N Talk ProposalsRegistration #GetConnected2022 February 25, 2022 CHI Health Center Omaha, Nebraska Two options to join the conference In-person (Subject to latest COVID-19 gathering restrictions) or Virtual Connection The rescheduled February 25, 2022 GetConnected Nebraska Afterschool Conference provides an opportunity to learn more about planning and implementing a quality...
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Nebraska Career & Technical Education

Strengthening Nebraska's High-Quality CTE System From a beginning in the early 1900's that focused on training young men to return to the farm, CTE has been an important part of education in Nebraska. For over a century, as part of comprehensive high schools and postsecondary institutions, CTE has provided students...
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Nebraska Career & Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

DECA DECA is organized around an ambitious goal: to improve education and career opportunities for students interested in careers in marketing, management and entrepreneurship. FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) provides innovative leadership and career development programs for students interested in business administration, management,...
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