News Releases

November 2017

Nov 7th

OUTSTANDING LEADERS RECEIVE AWARDS AT NEBRASKA ENTREPRENEURSHIP BEST PRACTICES SUMMIT

The Nebraska Entrepreneurship Task Force (NETForce) and co-sponsor, the Nebraska Enterprise Fund, presented awards to three Nebraskans recognized for their leadership in entrepreneurship advocacy and entrepreneurship education during the Entrepreneurship Best Practices Summit that took place in Kearney, NE on November 2nd. The Summit focused on enhancing the entrepreneurial ecosystem...

October 2017

Oct 17th

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly revamped website. Visitors to the site will now have quick and easy access to essential information. The new site has been optimized to ensure a consistent, user-friendly experience across all devices, including desktop, tablet, and...

September 2017

Sep 21st

NEBRASKA SUBMITS AMBITIOUS ESSA PLAN TO U.S.D.E.

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) has submitted the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan to the U.S. Department of Education for review. ESSA was signed by President Barack Obama in 2015 and requires states to set their own long-term achievement goals.

Sep 13th

COMMISSIONER BLOMSTEDT TO JOIN SECRETARY DEVOS IN OMAHA

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will be in both Omaha and Lincoln on day three of her 2017 “Rethink School” tour. Nebraska Commissioner of Education Matthew Blomstedt will join Secretary DeVos Thursday as she tours Nelson Mandela Elementary School in Omaha and St. Mary’s Catholic School and Lincoln Public...

August 2017

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