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Education Committee

Education
Location: Room 1525
Time: 1:30 PM

LB623 – Vargas – Adopt the Remote Instruction Act

LB558 – Vargas – Adopt the Alternative Certification for Quality Teachers Act

LB389 – Sanders – Require the issuance of teaching certificates and permits to military spouses

Due to COVID-19, the Legislature has expanded procedures for public input on legislation. For details, go to https://nebraskalegislature.gov/committees/public-input.php

Date: Tuesday February 02, 2021
Location: Room 1525
Time: 9:30 AM

LB132   DeBoer Create the School Financing Review Commission
LB3 Briese Change notice requirements for school district budget hearings and require access to school district data
LB529 Walz Change provisions for the distribution of lottery funds used for education, transfer powers and duties, create new acts and funds, and change education provisions

 

Due to COVID-19, the Legislature has expanded procedures for public input on legislation. For details, go to https://nebraskalegislature.gov/committees/public-input.php

Date: Tuesday February 02, 2021
Location: Room 1525
Time: 1:30 PM

LB607   Hilgers Correct references to a federally defined term relating to education
LB117 Cavanaugh, M. Adopt the Hunger-Free Schools Act
LB528 Walz Provide, change, and eliminate provisions relating to education

 

Due to COVID-19, the Legislature has expanded procedures for public input on legislation. For details, go to https://nebraskalegislature.gov/committees/public-input.php

Date: Monday February 01, 2021
Location: Room 1525
Time: 1:30 PM

Appointment O’Holleran, Molly S. – Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
LB60 Kolterman Change provisions related to community college levies
LB587 McDonnell Adopt the Career Mentoring Grant Act
LB641 Day Change provisions regarding school district salaries during an epidemic

 

Due to COVID-19, the Legislature has expanded procedures for public input on legislation. For details, go to https://nebraskalegislature.gov/committees/public-input.php

Date: Monday February 01, 2021
Location: Room 1525
Time: 9:30 AM

LB327   Slama Require a personal finance or financial literacy credit for high school graduation
LB452 McKinney Adopt the Financial Literacy Act
LB675 Linehan Adopt the Education Lobbyist Pay Transparency Act

 

Due to COVID-19, the Legislature has expanded procedures for public input on legislation. For details, go to https://nebraskalegislature.gov/committees/public-input.php

Due to COVID-19, the Legislature has expanded procedures for public input on legislation. For details, go to https://nebraskalegislature.gov/committees/public-input.php

Hearing Notice: 7/30/2020
July 23rd, 2020

Education
Location: Room 1525
Time: 8:30 AM

Appointment Terrell, Marjean C. – Board of Trustees of the Nebraska State Colleges

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Launch Nebraska (Tools, actions, opportunities, and resources to support the complex planning and preparation needed by Nebraska school systems as they work to restart schools and support students as they transition back to school buildings)

U.S. Department of Education

COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid announcements

 

Federal CARES Act

Federal CARES Act Higher Education Summary (from the American Council on Education)

CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (U.S. Department of Education allocation and application information)

Allocations for Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to Nebraska Institutions (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund – Student Aid and Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund – Institutional Portion)

Allocations for Section 18004(a)(2) of the CARES Act to Nebraska Institutions (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-Minority Serving Institutions and Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-Strengthening Institutions Program)

Allocations for Section 18004(a)(3) of the CARES Act to Nebraska Institutions (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-FIPSE) Revisions are being made at the federal level in the formula allocation table and methodology for this program.

Allocation Total by Nebraska Institution for Sections 18004(a)(1),18004(a)(2), and 18004(a)(3)

CARES Act: Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (Nebraska allocation: $16,357,685)

 

Nebraska Public Institutions

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

University of Nebraska Omaha

University of Nebraska Medical Center

University of Nebraska Kearney

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

 

Chadron State College

Peru State College

Wayne State College

 

Central Community College

Metropolitan Community College

Mid-Plains Community College

Northeast Community College

Southeast Community College

Western Nebraska Community College

 

Independent Colleges and Universities

Bellevue University

Bryan College of Health Sciences

Clarkson College

College of Saint Mary

Concordia University – Nebraska

Creighton University

Doane University

Hastings College

Midland University

Nebraska Methodist College

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Union College

York College

CDC Coronavirus updates: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services Coronavirus updates: http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx

Nebraska Department of Education Coronavirus resources: https://www.education.ne.gov/publichealth/resources/

Lincoln County Health Department contact information:

West Central District Health Department
111 N Dewey/Suite A, North Platte
Phone: (308) 696-1201
Web site: http://wcdhd.org
(Arthur County/Arthur, Hooker County/Mullen, Lincoln County/North Platte, Logan County/Stapleton, McPherson County/Tryon, Thomas County/Thedford)

NOTE: After each county name is the county seat.

Full list of Nebraska Health Departments contact information:

Nebraska Health Departments

Room 1525 – 1:00 PM

LB1156

Vargas

Provide for a statewide school panic button program

LB967

DeBoer

Change provisions regarding bullying prevention and education

Committee Members
  • Sen. Lynne Walz, Chairperson
  • Sen. Jen Day
  • Sen. Lou Ann Linehan
  • Sen. Terrell McKinney
  • Sen. Adam Morfeld
  • Sen. Dave Murman
  • Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks
  • Sen. Rita Sanders
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