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Defining Nebraska Public Education

Nebraska Public Education is more than you can see from the street or hear on national news or social media.

Why? Nebraska is a local control state. What does that mean? It means your local school board makes the decisions as to what schools look like and teach.

This includes approving curriculum, textbooks and size of classes just to name a few. That puts you the local voter in charge through your local school board members who are your friends and neighbors. In many states public education systems, you hear or read about on the news or social media are state controlled which means the state...


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