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Education Committee

January 3rd, 2024

The Education Committee is responsible for processing legislation involving the following subject areas:

  • School districts; organization; powers; transportation; teachers; employees
  • Public, private, and parochial schools; programs; special education; gifted; student assessment; early childhood education; nutrition
  • Postsecondary education; state colleges and universities; community colleges; vocational schools
  • State aid; TEEOSA; school lands and funds
  • State Board of Education; Department of Education; educational service units; learning communities; NETC; Nebraska Public Media
  • Board of Educational Lands and Funds; Board of Trustees of Nebraska State Colleges; Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education; Technical Advisory Committee for Statewide Assessment

During session, the Education Committee meets on Mondays and Tuesdays in Room 1525 on the 1st Floor of the Capitol.

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Committee Members
  • Sen. Dave Murman, Chairperson
  • Sen. Jone Albrecht
  • Sen. Danielle Conrad
  • Sen. Lou Ann Linehan
  • Sen. Rita Sanders
  • Sen. Lynne Walz
  • Sen. Justin Wayne
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