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Nebraska Commissioner of Education

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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Nebraska eBooks

Welcome to the Nebraska eBooks Project! The NeBooks Project is a partnership between schools, state agencies and non-profit organizations across Nebraska for the common purpose of providing quality instructional materials. The initial focus of this project was creating Nebraska focused eBooks for use in meeting 4th grade Nebraska History standards....
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Nebraska Future Ready Librarians

Nebraska has adopted the Future Ready framework and convened it's own Future Ready Nebraska Council to assist in guiding the Future Ready Nebraska plan forward. The Council is  committed to using their expertise and knowledge to shape and communicate the vision, strategic objectives, and actions intended to transform the digital education...
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Nebraska School Counseling

Updates The Nebraska Career Development Toolkit website has been updated. Follow the link below to see what is new! Nebraska Career Development Toolkit ListServ A listserv especially for PreK – 8th Grade School Counseling topics. Each Counselor must self-subscribe to the list by clicking on the following link: NDE-PREK8 COUNSELORS...
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Nebraska School Safety

Suicide Prevention Training: K-12 Suicide Prevention - Postvention Online Training - updated training from the UNL Public Policy Center. Contact ppccourses@unl.edu or call 4020-472-5678 with questions. Nebraska Kognito training is free to Nebraska public schools through September 30, 2019. After that, cost will be at the district's expense. Visit the...
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NeMTSS Framework

MTSS is a framework that promotes an integrated system connecting general education and special education, along with all components of teaching and learning, into a high quality, standards-based instruction and intervention system that is matched to a student’s academic, social-emotional and behavior needs. MTSS is a framework that promotes an...
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NET Force

Google Drive for NET FORCE Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Activity Reports & Handouts Agenda April 12, 2019 Agenda March 1, 2019 Agenda DRAFT September 7, 2018 Agenda April 13, 2018 Agenda February 2, 2018 Agenda September 22, 2017 Agenda April 24, 2017 Agenda January 13, 2017 Agenda September 23, 2016 Agenda...
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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 Child Nutrition Program Statistics Schools, Organizations and Institutions Participating in Child Nutrition...
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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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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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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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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 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

Professional Learning Opportunities 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       Implementation Plan Parent Guides Introduction to NCCRS-S Online...
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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

NEBRASKA PARA-EDUCATOR CONFERENCE 2019 Guidance on Special Education Certification - April 2019 Guidance on Special Education Certification – Reimbursable under IDEA (PDF) Technical Assistance/Guidance Documents Extended School Year (ESY) Guidance Document - Aug 2018 (PDF) Improving Learning for Children with Disabilities (ILCD) Guidance Document - Aug 2018 (PDF) Least Restrictive...
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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

Live Video Stream - State Board of Education Work Session - October 3, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) State Board of Education Board Meeting - October 4, 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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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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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 Therese Marzouk Work-Based Learning 301 Centennial Mall South PO Box 94987 Lincoln, NE 68509-4987 Phone: (402) 471-2494 therese.marzouk@nebraska.gov