News Releases

November 2022

Nov 23rd

STATEWIDE ASSESSMENT RESULTS SHOW PANDEMIC IMPACT, HIGHLIGHT AREAS TO FOCUS SUPPORT

The Nebraska Department of Education released the Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System (NSCAS) results and the Accountability for a Quality Education System Today and Tomorrow, or AQuESTT classifications today. Both reports provide insight into how students are performing academically on Nebraska’s rigorous college and career readiness state standards. The results, which...

Nov 10th

NEBRASKA STUDENTS AWARDED SEALS OF BILITERACY

The Nebraska Department of Education and the Nebraska International Language Association have awarded 82 Seals of Biliteracy to Nebraska students this November. It is the first time that a Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is issued for the language of Polish. The Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is a collaboration between the...

October 2022

Oct 14th

TASK FORCE FOCUSES ON SCHOOL SAFETY

The Nebraska Department of Education is committed to keeping students and educators safe. In an effort to improve school safety, the NDE has created a comprehensive School Safety Task Force. The group met for the first time this week to begin a review of current school safety, security, and preparedness...

Oct 11th

2022 DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AND INCLUSION AWARDS

Photos of the winners are available at: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1BdxDdoi07ypIw13KUSx-60dZoatzAokJ?usp=sharing Five Nebraska VR partners receive awards for their role in creating inclusive workplaces and advocacy for disability employment. The 2022 Disability Employment and Inclusion Awards highlight the successful partnership between Nebraska VR and the businesses and communities they serve. Nebraska VR offers...

September 2022

Sep 16th

NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON HONORS AWARDED TO FIVE NEBRASKA SCHOOLS

Five Nebraska schools have been named as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2022. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. The U.S. Department of Education recognized the five Nebraska schools for overall academic performance or progress in closing...

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