The Education Committee advanced bills this session that would require special instruction for students with dyslexia, allow an exemption from a prekindergarten teacher certification requirement and create a fund to pay for social workers to connect students to behavioral and mental health care services.Read more
Lawmakers debated a proposal April 6 to provide a minimum amount of state aid to each public school district. A pending amendment would replace the bill and raise the state sales tax rate in order to fund additional school aid and property tax credits.Read more
On the final day of bill introduction, senators introduced 57 bills.
LB1093, sponsored by Fremont Sen. Lynne Walz, which would create the Office of Inspector General of Nebraska Public Health;Read more