News Releases

May 2019

April 2019

Apr 24th

NEBRASKA FCCLA RECOGNIZES 2019 STATE LEADERS AND AWARD WINNERS

The Nebraska Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) met for the 72nd annual State Leadership Conference April 7-9 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. More than 1,300 students and advisers from 85 Nebraska schools traveled to Lincoln to develop their personal leadership and future careers with Nebraska FCCLA....

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,...

Apr 4th

NDE SEEKING PUBLIC INPUT ON DRAFT SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS

The Nebraska Department of Education released a draft of the proposed revisions to the Nebraska Social Studies Standards and is seeking input from the public. The proposed revisions outline the expectations for what students will learn in civics, economics, geography, U.S. history, and world history for grades K-12 in order...

Apr 4th

NEBRASKA WORLD LANGUAGE DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS RECOGNIZED

The Nebraska Department of Education and the World Language Advisory Council are recognizing distinguished scholars during World Language Week, March 31-April 6. The theme of World Language Week is, “The Power of Languages To Make You College, Career, and Civic Ready.” The World Language Distinguished Scholar Award recognizes Nebraska students...

March 2019

February 2019

Feb 19th

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS CELEBRATE LEGISLATIVE DAY

Students from across the state representing six of Nebraska’s Career and Technical Student Organizations visited the Capitol February 19th in celebration of CTSO Legislative Day. The event helped students develop a better understanding of state government and the Nation’s only unicameral. While at the Capitol, students met with state leaders...

Feb 8th

NEBRASKA UNVEILS OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES HUB

Nebraska is furthering its commitment to equitable access to open educational resources and services with the launch of the Nebraska OER Hub, a collaboration between the Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council and the Nebraska Department of Education. The vision for the Nebraska OER Hub is to curate and create quality...

January 2019

Jan 29th

NWLP SEEKING WORLD LANGUAGE DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR AWARD NOMINATIONS

The Nebraska World Language Program (NWLP) is seeking nominations for The World Language Distinguished Scholar Award. The award recognizes Nebraska high school students for their leadership in language learning, commitment to language study, appreciation for cultural diversity, and communicative competence. High schools in Nebraska may nominate one student per level,...

Jan 23rd

SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM 2019 GRANT RELEASED

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

Jan 17th

NEBRASKA CAREER EDUCATION SEEKING AWARD NOMINATIONS

The Nebraska Department of Education is proud to sponsor the annual Excellence in Career Education Awards to recognize outstanding Nebraska Career Education programs and outstanding partnerships. These awards are presented each June at the Nebraska Career Education Conference in Kearney, Nebraska in cooperation with the Association for Career and Technical...

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