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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Assessment Requirements

The Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy requires that a student demonstrates proficiency in English and at least one language other than English. Proficiency in English English proficiency may be demonstrated through one of the following, realized during a student's high school tenure: AAPPL Assessment in English with a score of I-3...
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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Awards Process

Nebraska students wishing to receive the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy must submit an application online through the Nebraska Department of Education, pay any required fees, and upload documents demonstrating that the standards of proficiency have been met. All parts of the application will be done online. Applications can be submitted...
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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Proficiency Levels

The Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is presented as a certificate and a seal that can be attached to a student's diploma. There is no cost for these items or the application. However, a Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy recipient may choose to order, at a cost, a Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy...
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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Purpose

Purpose of the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy The purpose of the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is to acknowledge the high school recipient has achieved a high level of proficiency in English and at least one additional language other than English. The Seal is the cumulative evidence of the Nebraska World...
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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Purpose and Goals

Purpose of the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy The purpose of the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is to acknowledge the high school recipient has achieved a high level of proficiency in English and at least one additional language other than English. The Seal is the cumulative evidence of the Nebraska World...
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Nebraska Teacher of the Year

2023 Nebraska Teacher of the Year Application, Nomination Form, Flyer, and News Release: Nebraska Teacher of the Year Application (Electronic fillable form) Nebraska Teacher of the Year Application Printable (Printable PDF form) Nebraska Teacher of the Year Nomination Form (Electronic fillable form) Program Flyer News Release TENTATIVE TIMELINE Date to...
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Nebraska World Language Standards Process

The Impetus In 2016, Dr. Janine Theiler initiated the first World Language Colloquium to discuss and establish priorities for NDE in meeting the needs of world language teachers across the state. Task force groups were formed to address needs in the areas of programming, proficiency, professional learning, advocacy and collaboration....
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NSSRS Resources

This page is NOT UPDATED for the 18-19 school year and beyond. Please use for historic information only. For current instructions please use the ADVISER, CDC, Staff, or Nonpublic pages. Calendar NSSRS Calendar:     2017-2018 11/02/2017 2016-2017 12/06/2016 Consolidated Data Collection Calendar:      2018-2019 Date: 08/2018 Nonpublic Systems Reporting Guidance:    2018-2019 Date: 07/19/2018...
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Perkins V

The Strengthening Career & Technical Education for the 21st Century law, or “Perkins V,” is a federal education program that invests in secondary, postsecondary and adult Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories. Perkins is: dedicated to the continuous improvement...
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Perkins V State Plan

State PlanStrategic PrioritiesFunding DistributionState Plan Click here to download Nebraska's Perkins V State Plan.  Strategic Priorities Click here to read more about Nebraska's Perkins V Strategic Priorities. Funding Distribution Click here to review the Perkins funding distribution. 

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Plan Origins and Rationale

The 2018 - 2020 Nebraska Statewide Digital Learning and Educational Technology Plan sets forth a commitment and vision for creating an environment in which personalized digital learning is provided to PK - 12 students throughout Nebraska giving them the skills needed for learning, earning, and living. The intention of the...
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Power of Language

Career Education Model World Languages Language in Careers Chinese Language in Careers French   Language in Careers Spanish Language in Careers German

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Project Resources

Below you will find all current Future Ready Nebraska Resources This is a statewide collaboration between the NDE, ESUs, school districts and educators with the goal to curate and create quality open educational resources that are aligned to Nebraska curriculum. VIEW The intention of the plan is to provide key...
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Public Information and Communications

Mission The mission of the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Public Information and Communications is to support the successful execution and communication of the Department’s mission, vision and values. The Office of Public Information and Communications is responsible for assisting Department leadership, operations, and program staff in providing clear,...
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Raising the Bar Nebraska World Language Standards

Learn more about the design and construction of the world language standards in order to begin the implementation process. Participants will complete a series of activities designed to help build understanding, to review current programming, and to begin an implementation crosswalk. Materials Raising the Bar Post NILA ESU 4 (Power...
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Recognized Purple Star Schools

District/System School Webpage Bellevue Public Schools Avery Elementary Belleaire Elementary Bellevue Elementary Bertha Barber Elementary Betz Elementary Birchcrest Elementary Central Elementary Fairview Elementary Fort Crook Elementary LeMay Elementary Leonard Lawrence Elementary Peter Sarpy Elementary Twin Ridge Elementary Two Springs Elementary Wake Robin Elementary Lewis & Clark Middle School Logan Fontenelle...
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Request for Commissioner Engagement

Organization Submitting Request Point of Contact - Name * Required First Last Point of Contact - Email * Required Point of Contact - Phone * RequiredDate of Engagement - must be mm/dd/yyyy format * Required MM slash DD slash YYYY Type of Engagement * Required Keynote Opening Remarks Closing Remarks...
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Resources

Exemplar School Supports Bellevue Public Schools: https://www.bellevuepublicschools.org/militaryfamilies St Mary’s School: http://www.stmarysschoolbellevue.com/about-us/military-families Additional Resources: https://www.militaryfamily.org/ https://districtadministration.com/5-ways-support-military-connected-students/ Professional Learning: https://schoolresources.militaryfamilies.psu.edu/modules/supporting-military-connected-students/

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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 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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Revision of – 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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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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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. State Performance Plan (SPP) / Annual Performance Report...
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