Media Releases

May 2018

May 21st

FIRST YEAR OF NSCAS SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDES

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) announces that the first year of the NSCAS Summative assessment, part of the Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System (NSCAS), has concluded successfully. The NSCAS is a systemic approach that puts students at the center of teaching and learning with formative assessments that help educators monitor...

May 15th

NEBRASKA DECA STUDENTS PERFORM WELL AT NATIONALS

Nebraska DECA brought 305 students to compete in the International Career Development Conference April 21-24 in Atlanta, Georgia. Nebraska students joined more than 19,000 members, advisers, business partners, and spectators at the World Congress Center and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. DECA Competitive events contribute to the development of competencies needed for careers...

May 3rd

NDE NUTRITION SERVICES HONORS NEBRASKA SCHOOL NUTRITION PROFESSIONALS

Between preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, Nebraska school nutrition professionals have a lot on their plate. To celebrate their hard work and commitment, the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) Nutrition Services and Nebraska schools will celebrate School...

April 2018

Apr 25th

NEBRASKA FFA ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZES STATE AWARD WINNERS

The Nebraska FFA Association held its 90th annual Nebraska FFA Convention at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln April 4-6. More than 4,700 students attended the convention with over 2,500 industry partners, advisors, parents, and volunteers from nearly 190 Nebraska schools. Students participated in an industry-based career fair, leadership workshops,...

Apr 24th

NEBRASKA FCCLA RECOGNIZES STATE LEADERS AND AWARD WINNERS

The Nebraska Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) met for the 71st annual State Leadership Conference April 8-10 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. More than 1,250 students and advisers from 83 Nebraska schools traveled to Lincoln to grow their potential with Nebraska FCCLA. A community service event,...

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,...

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