News Releases

October 2019

Oct 16th

NEBRASKA STUDENTS CONTINUE TO OUT-PERFORM PEER STATES ON ACT

Nebraska achievement levels remained steady and on pace with the national average on the ACT entrance exam that measures college readiness in English, reading, mathematics, and science. For the second year, nearly 100% of Nebraska graduates took the ACT as part of the statewide assessment system. Nebraska’s average 2019 ACT...

Oct 8th

2019 DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AND INCLUSION AWARDS

Photos are available using the following link. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/14Ffpr7kGzfaF5kykiy_ZEciEO-ZbHXFF?usp=sharing    Five Nebraska VR partners received awards for their role in creating inclusive workplaces and advocacy for disability employment during a ceremony October 8th at the Nebraska State Capitol. The 2019 Disability Employment and Inclusion Awards highlight the successful partnership between Nebraska...

Oct 7th

BURWELL JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER NAMED NEBRASKA TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Nebraska Teacher of the Year and Awards of Excellence winners photos are available using the following link.  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1V9cHBArt5ROS2v5oXy36xm0-SHJNs_9t   Megan Helberg, an English teacher at Burwell Junior/Senior High School in Burwell, was named the Nebraska 2020 Teacher of the Year today during a surprise award presentation. Nebraska Commissioner of Education...

September 2019

Sep 27th

Nebraska Thursdays Mini-Grants Awarded

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) has awarded mini-grants for Nebraska Thursdays, a program that supports schools statewide in serving and promoting locally-grown or locally-produced foods in school cafeterias on the first Thursday of each month. Funded by the Nebraska Dry Bean Commission, 11 schools were awarded a total of...

Sep 26th

NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON HONORS AWARDED TO SIX NEBRASKA SCHOOLS

Six Nebraska schools have been named as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019. 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 six Nebraska schools for demonstrating that all students can achieve to...

August 2019

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