Media Releases

February 2018

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,...

January 2018

Jan 29th

SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM GRANT RELEASED

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides healthy meals to children, age 18 and younger, free of charge as children need good food all year long, even when they're not in school. Right now The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) Nutrition Services is seeking potential sponsors to operate the SFSP...

Jan 19th

NEBRASKA RESPONDS TO ESSA FEEDBACK

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) has responded to the initial feedback from the U.S. Department of Education on the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan. The state submitted the original plan Sept. 22, 2017. The U.S. Department of Education requested additional or clarifying information as part of the...

December 2017

Dec 1st

NDE RELEASES STATE ASSESSMENT SCORES

Today the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) released information and statewide assessment scores on the Nebraska Education Profile (NEP). NEP highlights include the performance of students by district and school in English language arts, mathematics, science, and the ACT as well as performance by groups of students, including race and...

November 2017

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