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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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Nebraska Adult Education and GED®

Program Year 2020 Continuation Grants In preparation for Program Year 2020, beginning July 1, 2019 only those local program providers awarded Adult Education and Family Literacy Act funding during the Program Year 2019 request for proposals (RFP) are eligible for a continuation of services grant for PY20.  Nebraska Adult Education...
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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 Jan Drbal, Professional Assistant 402/471-4830 jan.drbal@nebraska.gov Central Community College Area Ann Chambers, Director PO Box 4903...
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Nebraska Career & Technical 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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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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Nebraska Career Development Toolkit

We believe all individuals should be empowered to choose a meaningful career and education pathway to position themselves for lifelong success. Career Development Career Development is the process by which individuals get to know their strengths and interests; learn how different jobs connect with those interests; explore careers in current...
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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 Events

Click here for the 2018-2019 Entrepreneurship Events, Competitions, and Conferences in Nebraska flyer   Nebraska Career Education Conference Younes Conference Center & Kearney area sites Click the above link for conference information & updates. SAVE THE DATE: June 3-5, 2019 NCE Conference registration fee structure: Conference Fee (Tues-Wed) $200.00 (includes...
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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 Math and Science Partnerships

The Mathematics and Science Partnerships Grant Program, a federal competitive grant program formerly funded under Title II, Part B of the No Child Left Behind Act, was not reauthorized.  This program concluded on September 30, 2018.  For more information, contact Jan Handa at jan.handa@nebraska.gov.

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Nebraska Milken Educators

 Nebraska joined the Milken Educator Awards program in 1996. 41 recipients since program began in Nebraska. $1,075,000 awarded in Nebraska since program began Rebecca Streff, 2018-2019 Nebraska Milken Educator Recipient. Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation. Matthew L. Blomstedt, Ph.D. Commissioner of Education Nebraska Department of Education 301 Centennial...
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Nebraska Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support

"Whole school approaches like PBiS can change the climate of the a school building. When implemented with fidelity, PBiS creates an orderly, positive and well managed environment and reduces the likeliness that the problems characteristically presented by at-risk students will escalate out of control." ––Jeff Sprague, Institute on Violence and Destructive...
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Nebraska Public Schools Administrators Email Lists

These lists are in Excel format and include name, address, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for superintendents and principals. The Department of Education does not collect e-mail addresses for teachers.   Contact Please report any changes in e-mail addresses to: ADVISERHelp@Nebraskacloud.org 888-285-0556

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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 Online training available from August 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020 Nebraska Kognito training is free to Nebraska public schools through October 31, 2019.  After October 31, training will be at the district's expense. Visit the Koginito site:  https://nebraska.kognito.com/ Nebraska Kognito login page Suicide Prevention training 2019_2020...
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Nebraska Teacher of the Year

2020 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) Nebraska Teacher of the Year Application Information and...
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NeMTSS Framework

2019 MTSS SUMMIT - "BETTER TOGETHER" Register Here  http://www.cvent.com/d/w6qrzx IMPORTANT UPDATES REGARDING FLOODING--HOTELS/RESERVATIONS The NeMTSS Summit, 2019 is HAPPENING!!  We have been working closely with the Younes Conference Center and Hotels to make sure we are all on track for the 2019 Summit while they are trying to recover from...
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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 Training Videos and User Manuals for the New CNP System National School...
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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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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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