News Releases

September 2021

August 2021

Aug 18th

reVISION GRANTS AWARDED TO NEBRASKA SCHOOLS

The Nebraska State Board of Education awarded reVISION grants to schools statewide to help develop Nebraska’s talent pipelines for economic growth and workforce development, while strengthening high school Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. The competitive Perkins reVISION Action Grant program provides Perkins funds to secondary school districts to help...

Aug 5th

NEBRASKA FBLA NATIONAL AWARD WINNERS NAMED

More than 259 Nebraska students, advisers, and guests virtually attended the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference. Nebraska FBLA members competed in 79 events. More than 11,368 FBLA and Middle Level FBLA members attended the conference. During the conference, members participated in leadership workshops, competitive events, and...

July 2021

Jul 29th

NDE RELEASES SECOND DRAFT OF HEALTH EDUCATION STANDARDS

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) released the second draft of the Nebraska Health Education Standards and is seeking input from the public. The information collected will be used as part of the standards review and revision process. Public input played a role in the development of the standards and...

June 2021

Jun 22nd

EDUCATORS HONORED AT 2021 NEBRASKA CTE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

Career and Technical Education (CTE) educators and administrators from across the state came together June 7-9 for the 2021 Virtual Nebraska Career Education Conference. This professional learning opportunity kicked off with the “State of Nebraska CTE” presentation by Nebraska’s State CTE Director, Dr. Katie Graham. World-renowned author, innovator, and advocate,...

April 2021

Apr 29th

NEBRASKA FCCLA RECOGNIZES 2021 STATE LEADERS AND AWARD WINNERS

The Nebraska Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) met virtually for their annual State Leadership Conference April 12-13 from locations across the state. More than 700 students and advisers from 81 Nebraska schools participated in the conference to grow their leadership skills, celebrate their accomplishments from the past...

Apr 22nd

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GREEN RIBBON SCHOOLS HONOREES ANNOUNCED

The U.S. Department of Education today released the names of the 2021 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, District Sustainability Awardees, and Postsecondary Sustainability Awardees. Across the country, 27 schools, three early learning centers, five districts, and five postsecondary institutions are being honored for their innovative efforts to reduce...

Apr 7th

THE NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ANNOUNCES 2021 GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTERS

The State Board of Education approved nearly one million dollars in federal grants for 21st Century Community Learning Centers. During after-school hours, these programs will offer activities including homework help and tutoring, physical activity, the arts, community service, choices for hands-on learning activities, positive youth development, and leadership. School buildings...

March 2021

Mar 10th

NDE SEEKING PUBLIC INPUT ON DRAFT HEALTH EDUCATION STANDARDS

The Nebraska Department of Education released a draft of the Nebraska Health Education Standards and is seeking input from the public. The information collected will be used as part of the standards review and revision process. State law requires updates to the standards for reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social...

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