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Content Area Standards

Nebraska Revised Statute 79-760.01 requires the Nebraska State Board of Education to "adopt measurable academic content standards for at least the grade levels required for statewide assessment." Those standards shall cover the subject areas of reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies, and the State Board of Education shall develop...
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Assessment

2018-19 NSCAS Summative Testing Test Name  Test Administration Window  Make-up Date ELPA February 4-March 15, 2019 NSCAS Summative English Language Arts , Math, Science General and Alternate March 18-April 26, 2019 April 29- May 3, 2019 ACT paper/pencil test April 2, 2019 April 24, 2019 ACT online test April 2-4...
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Nutrition Services

Nutrition Services Vision Statement Nutrition Services provides leadership that inspires service of nutritious meals to children, students and adults. Nutrition Services Programs National School Lunch and Breakfast Program Child and Adult Care Food Program Summer Feeding Service Program Training Videos and User Manuals for the New CNP System National School...
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Science Education

2017 Science Standards Approved Sept. 8, 2017 The standards can also be accessed from the Content Area Standards Webpage. Nebraska's College and Career Ready Standards for Science (NCCRS-S) were adopted by the Nebraska State Board of Education on September 8, 2017.  The development of Nebraska's College and Career Ready Standards...
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Special Education

Nebraska MTSS Summit 2018 National and Nebraska presenters will support school teams to develop their knowledge in Multi-tiered Systems of Support to prepare all Nebraskans for learning, earning and living! August 29-31st at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln, NE REGISTER HERE FOR THE 2018 MTSS SUMMIT  IDEA Part C Determination...
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Mathematics Education

Welcome to NDE Mathematics Home Page Mathematics Standards 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 -...
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State Board of Education

Live Video Stream - State Board of Education Work Session - August 2, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) State Board of Education Board Meeting - August 3, 2018 (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 effectively...
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Nebraska Career Education

Nebraska Career Education is a system that: Emphasizes career development through career awareness, exploration and preparation Offers world-class secondary Career Technical Education Programs of Study that provide seamless transition to post-secondary education Promotes expanded learning opportunities for students through components such as Workplace Experiences and Career and Technical Student Organizations...
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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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Certification Investigations

The purpose of the Certification Investigations' Office is to ensure that individuals who hold a certificate issued by the Nebraska Department of Education adhere to the standards of professional conduct and ethics as set forth in Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 27 (Rule 27).  A Standards of Conduct and...
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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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Business, Marketing, and Management and Information Technology

Welcome BMIT Educators! Save the date for one of our upcoming workshops. Registration opens August 2018. October 3: Beatrice– ESU 5, 900 W. Court Street, Beatrice October 15: Scottsbluff – Western Nebraska Community College, Harms Advanced Technology Center, Room A103, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff October 16: North Platte – North Platte Community College, South...
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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 Terri Schuster, 402-471-4694 terri.schuster@nebraska.gov Brooke David,...
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Commissioner

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is a constitutional agency approved by Nebraska voters. The Department operates under the authority of an elected board of education. NDE is organized into teams that interact to operate the agency and carry out the duties assigned by state and federal statutes and the...
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Data, Research, and Evaluation

Office of Data, Research, and Evaluation - Sections Application Development – Focusing on the development of IT applications to support data reporting and data use by School Districts and the general public. Data Collections – Integrating the collection, refinement and use of educational data to meet federal and state reporting requirements, ensuring...
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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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Fine Arts Education

Standards Standards - Adopted by the Nebraska State Board of Education on March 4, 2014. Please note: The glossaries contain frequently updated resources. Horizontal Views: PDF Word Documents Media Arts Media Arts Visual Arts Visual Arts Dance Dance Music Music Theatre Theatre Vertical Views - The five disciplines always appear...
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Nebraska School Counseling

Welcome to Nebraska School Counseling! NDE School Counseling Policy | Adopted by State Board of Education 10/2015 NE and ASCA Standards Alignment Document Personalized Learning Plans Inspiring All Youth to Reach Higher in Pursuit of Their Career and Life Goals Nebraska Personal Learning Plan Summit Keynote Powerpoint ListServ A listserv...
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Human Sciences and Family and Consumer Sciences

Welcome to the Human Sciences/Family and Consumer Sciences & Education Website This Career Field consists of four clusters: Education & Training Family & Consumer Sciences Law, Public Safety and Security Government and Public Administration      

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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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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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Nebraska School Safety

2018-2019 Suicide Prevention Training for School Staff: Introducing K-12 Suicide Prevention - Postvention Online Training - Available August 1, 2018 The basics regarding the state statute regarding school safety: §79-2,144 The state school security director appointed pursuant to section 79-2,143 shall be responsible for providing leadership and support for safety and security for...
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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

The Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, is the nation’s education law and longstanding commitment to equal opportunity for all students. In order for Nebraska schools to access the funds provided from this Act, the Nebraska Department of Education submitted a statewide plan to describe how we will leverage these...
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High Ability Learners

  2016-2017 High Ability Learners (HAL) Contact: Becky Keilig 402-471-0737 or becky.keilig@nebraska.gov