News Releases

October 2022

Oct 11th

2022 DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AND INCLUSION AWARDS

Photos of the winners are available at: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1BdxDdoi07ypIw13KUSx-60dZoatzAokJ?usp=sharing Five Nebraska VR partners receive awards for their role in creating inclusive workplaces and advocacy for disability employment. The 2022 Disability Employment and Inclusion Awards highlight the successful partnership between Nebraska VR and the businesses and communities they serve. Nebraska VR offers...

September 2022

Sep 16th

NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON HONORS AWARDED TO FIVE NEBRASKA SCHOOLS

Five Nebraska schools have been named as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2022. 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 five Nebraska schools for overall academic performance or progress in closing...

Sep 2nd

REVISED COLLEGE AND CAREER READY STANDARDS FOR MATHEMATICS APPROVED

The Nebraska State Board of Education approved revisions to Nebraska’s College and Career Ready Standards for Mathematics. Nebraska state law requires updates to the standards for reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies every seven years. The previous math standards, which cover the mathematics requirements in the law, were approved...

August 2022

Aug 26th

NEBRASKA STUDENTS AWARDED SEALS OF BILITERACY

The Nebraska Department of Education and the Nebraska International Language Association have awarded 65 Seals of Biliteracy to 65 Nebraska students this August. It is the first time that a Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is issued for the language of Polish. The Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is a collaboration between...

July 2022

Jul 25th

NEBRASKA AWARDED USDA FARM TO SCHOOL GRANTS

Nebraska will expand the number of schools participating in farm to school through two grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The funding provides Nebraska improved access to local foods through comprehensive farm to school programming that includes local procurement and agricultural education efforts. The USDA awarded $10 million...

Jul 15th

NEBRASKA FBLA NATIONAL AWARD WINNERS NAMED

Nebraska FBLA 2022 National Award Winners More than 400 Nebraska students, advisers, and guests recently attended the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Nebraska FBLA Middle School and High School members competed June 29-July 2 in 79 competitive events and Nebraska FBLA Collegiate members...

June 2022

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