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State Aid/Previous Certifications

Prior to 2018/19 School Year (School Years 2007/08 through 2017/18)

2017/18 State Aid Certification (May 25, 2017)

2016/17 State Aid Certification – February 16, 2016

2015/16 State Aid Certification – February 19, 2015

2014/15 State Aid Certification – April 4, 2014

2013/14 State Aid Certification – May 23, 2013

2012/13 State Aid Certification – April 10, 2012

2011/12 State Aid Certification – May 17, 2011

2010/11 State Aid Recertification – March 1, 2011

2009/10 State Aid Certification – June 1, 2009

2008/09 State Aid Recertification – April 30, 2008

2007/08 State Aid Certification – February 15, 2007

Other Links

Program Contact:

  • Jen Utemark: (402) 471-3323 or jen.utemark@nebraska.gov

Updated on 03/01/2018

Special Education Reporting Information

SPECIAL EDUCATION FINAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

PRESENTATIONS

Birth to Age Five

Transportation

School Age Information

– Access will be available on September 1st.

 

Other Links

Rules & Regulations (related to FOS Programs)

 
Rule 1
Rule 2
Rule 3
Rule 4
Rule 8
Rule 9

Rule 13

Rule 19
Rule 51
Rule 83
Rule 85
Rule 87
Rule 89
Rule 91
Rule 92

NDE Rules & Regulations

Updated on 07/10/2017

School Reorganization

State Committee for the Reorganization of School Districts

Meetings

For further information, contact Micki Iverson, Committee Clerk.  Meeting dates & locations are subject to change.

Date/Time:

  • No meetings are scheduled at this time.

Members

The State Committee for the Reorganization of School Districts shall be composed of six members. The Commissioner of Education shall be a member of the committee ex officio and shall serve as a nonvoting member of the committee. Committee members and their terms:

 

Committee MembersTerm Expires
Teresa Hawk, Chadron, Lay person, Vice ChairpersonDecember 31, 2018
Gerry Osborn, Ainsworth, Lay personDecember 31, 2019
Dale Fornander, Chappell, Lay person, ChairpersonDecember 31, 2020
Alan Garey, Curtis, EducatorDecember 31, 2021
Ted DeTurk, Papillion, EducatorDecember 31, 2022

Minutes of Committee Meetings (in pdf format)

Current 2017/18 school year:

Previous school years:

Procedures – Rule 83

Reorganization Reports (in pdf format)

  • District Dissolution Lists
  • District Unification List

Program Contacts:

  • Micki Iverson: (402) 471-1894 or micki.iverson@nebraska.gov
  • Bryce Wilson: (402) 471-4320 or bryce.wilson@nebraska.gov

Updated on 10/27/2017

Qualified Zone Academy Bonds and Qualified School Construction Bonds Allocations

Qualified Zone Academy Bonds and Qualified School Construction Bonds Allocations (Rule 87)

Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZAB)

  • Allocation requests must be received by the Department by October 1 of each year.
  • See Section 003 of Rule 87 for further information.

Qualified School Construction Bonds (QSCB)

  • Allocation requests must be received by the Department by February 15 of each year.
  • See Section 004 of Rule 87 for further information.
 
Program Contact:
  • Bryce Wilson: (402) 471-4320 or bryce.wilson@nebraska.gov

Updated on 04/30/2014

Reimbursement Rates

Mileage Reimbursement Rate

Established by the Department of Administrative Services under State Statute Section 81-1176

The rates for regular pupil transportation (non-special education) and enrollment option transportation are as follows:

Effective January 1, 2018, the State Mileage Rate is $.545

  • Regular Resident District Students:  285% of $.545 = 1.5533
  • Enrollment Option Reimbursement:   142.5% of $.545 = .7766

Prior to January 1, 2018, the State Mileage Rate was $.535

  • Regular Resident District Students:  285% of $.535 = 1.5248
  • Enrollment Option Reimbursement:   142.5% of $.535 = .7624

Nutrition Services

Special Education

Updated on 12/28/2017

Payment Information

This site provides only those payments made by the Department of Education. For payments not found on this site, contact Administrative Services, Department of (Accounting Division) at 402-471-2581.

Payment Information The payment information provided is for payment information only and should not be used for an audit confirmation.
Audit Confirmation The statutory deadline for submitting audit reports for all public school districts is November 5. One component that assists in the completion of these audit reports is the confirmation of amounts paid by the Department of Education to school districts for the period beginning September 1 and ending August 31.
NDE Accounting Manual – “Program Budgeting, Accounting, and Reporting System for Nebraska School Districts / Users’ Manual”

Pupil Transportation

Pupil Transportation Checklist (pdf file)

2017 Pupil Transportation Reminders (pdf file)

Best Practices for Use of Booster Seats

New Federal CDL Requirements (effective 07/08/2015)

NHSTA School Bus Driver In-Service Series

“Certified Medical Examiner” Requirement / Obstructed Sleep Apnea Studies

Child Passenger Safety

Driver Requirements (Federal and State requirement matrices)

Driver Training

Frequently Asked Questions

Inspection Process

Mileage Reimbursement

Rules 91 & 92

Downloads (pdf files)

Outside Links

Program Contacts
  • Janice Eret: (402) 471-2248 or janice.eret@nebraska.gov
  • Bryce Wilson: (402) 471-4320 or bryce.wilson@nebraska.gov

Updated on 11/16/2017

Forms

Links to FOS Data Collections

Current Data Collections Calendar

Forms

 
 
Annual Financial Statement (pdf) NDE 01-003
Annual Financial Statement (Instructions) (pdf) 01-003INST
Carryover Waiver (word)  
Child and Adult Care Food Program Day Care Home Sponsors (pdf) NDE 28-037
Direct Deposit for Committee Members set-up by Statute (pdf)  
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B (Sect. 611) (pdf) NDE 28-052

Non-Public School Title I Free/Reduced Meals Data Form – Now collected in the NDE PORTAL – Data Collections – Consolidated Data Collection (CDC)

NDE 28-021
Record and Report of Finance-Federal Funds (pdf) (xls) (NDE recommends districts/grantees use computer printouts for documenting expenditures.)NDE 28-004
Reimbursement Claim: Adult Care Centers (pdf)
NDE 28-018
Reimbursement Claim: Child Care Centers (pdf) NDE 28-017
Reimbursement Claim: National School Lunch, Breakfast and Milk Programs Claim (pdf) NDE 28-036
Reimbursement Claim: Summer Food Program (pdf) NDE 28-034
Report of Expenditures and Estimated Requirement of Grant Funds (pdf) NDE 28-003
Service Agency Report of Program Expenditures Based on Actual Expenditures of the Previous Year Hourly Program RateNDE 06-001
Special Education: Claim Form for Transportation Expenses of Children with Disabilities, 1st Semester (pdf) NDE 06-015
Special Education Claim for Payment of Residential Costs NDE 28-035
Special Education Final Claim for Transportation Expenditures for Students with Disabilities (pdf) Vehicle Disposal Page NDE 06-016
Final Financial Claim Form for Transportation Expenses for Students with Disabilities – Short FormNDE 06-016.2
Special Education Final Claim for Transportation Expenditures for Students with Disabilities (Instruction) (pdf) 06-016INST
Special Education Final Financial Report for Children with Disabilities Birth to Age Five (pdf) NDE 06-025
Special Education Final Financial Report for Children with Disabilities Birth to Age Five (Instruction) (pdf) 06-025INST
Special Education Final Financial Report for School Age Students (Ages 5-21)-Now collected in the Consolidated Data Collection (CDC) (Web) (work template)NDE 06-008
Special Education Final Financial Report for School Age Students (Ages 5-21) SA_instructions.pdf06-008INST
State Treasurer ACH Enrollment Form (pdf)  
  

 

Updated 01/06/2017

 

 

Finance & Organizational Services

Most Recent “Announcements/Reminders from School Finance & Organization Services” Email

FOS Programs

FOS Teams – FOS includes the following teams: Central Accounting, Financial Services, and School Finance & Organization Services

Updated on 05/15/2018