News Releases

April 2018

Apr 18th

NEBRASKA FBLA RECOGNIZES STATE AWARD WINNERS

The Nebraska Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state competitive events were held at the 57th annual State Leadership Conference in Omaha April 5-7. More than 2,300 students and advisers from 138 Nebraska schools attended the conference with more than 75 chapter, team, and individual events. Students placing first, second,...

Apr 4th

NEBRASKA WORLD LANGUAGE DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS RECOGNIZED

The Nebraska Department of Education and the World Language Advisory Council are recognizing distinguished scholars during World Language Week, April 1-7. The theme of World Language Week is “The Power of Languages To Be College, Career, and Civic Ready.” The World Language Distinguished Scholar Award was developed to reward students...

March 2018

Mar 22nd

NATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELORS APPRECIATION DAY IS MARCH 22

Thursday, March 22 has been designated as National Rehabilitation Counselors Appreciation Day. This is in celebration of rehabilitation counselors who provide services including assessments, planning, implementing, and placement. Research has demonstrated that services delivered by qualified rehabilitation counselors improve employment outcomes. “We help Nebraskans with disabilities prepare for, find, and...

Mar 6th

EDUCATORS RISING NEBRASKA ANNOUNCES STATE LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNERS

Nearly 400 Nebraska high school students attended professional development workshops and participated in competitive events at the annual Educators Rising Nebraska State Leadership Conference in Lincoln on February 22. Many Nebraska Educators Rising students will now join thousands of others from across the United States at the National Educators Rising...

February 2018

Feb 22nd

WORLD LANGUAGE DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR AWARD

The Nebraska World Language Advisory Committee is seeking nominations for The World Language Distinguished Scholar Award. The award recognizes Nebraska high school students for their leadership in language learning, commitment to language study, appreciation for cultural diversity, and communicative competence. High schools in Nebraska may nominate one student per language...

Feb 6th

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION 2018 LEGISLATIVE BILL STANCES

The legislative session is in full swing and senators have introduced more than 450 bills.  Nearly three dozen bills impact education in some way or another.  The State Board of Education held a legislative retreat on Friday, February 2nd to discuss the education proposals. In January, NDE staff provided the...

Feb 2nd

STATE BOARD SELECTS NEXT PRIORITY SCHOOL

The State Board of Education has approved the designation of Schuyler Central High School in Schuyler, Nebraska as a priority school under Nebraska’s Accountability for a Quality Education System Today and Tomorrow (AQuESTT). All of the state’s 1,130 schools and 245 school districts are classified as either excellent, great, good,...

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