News Releases

June 2019

Jun 14th

EDUCATORS HONORED AT 45th ANNUAL NEBRASKA CAREER EDUCATION CONFERENCE

The annual Nebraska Excellence in Career and Technical Education Awards and Richard Katt Outstanding Nebraska Career and Technical Educators Awards were presented on June 4th in Kearney. The Nebraska Career Education (NCE) Conference was attended by over 600 Nebraska Career and Technical Education teachers, school counselors, administrators, and Career and...

Jun 13th

GRANTS APPROVED FOR AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS

Afterschool programs will soon be available at 48 sites in Nebraska with the approval of two-year Expanded Learning Opportunity Grants funded by proceeds of the Nebraska Lottery. The Expanded Learning Opportunity Grant Program Act was created by the Nebraska Legislature to promote academic achievement in high-need schools during out-of-school time...

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...

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