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Professional learning series focuses on reading science research

Science of Reading Professional Learning and Community of Practice Series The Nebraska Department of Education, in partnership with TNTP, will host the Science of Reading Professional Learning and Community of Practice Series beginning Nov. 5. The extended closure of school buildings shined a spotlight on the persistent inequities students — particularly those most vulnerable —…

From disruption to innovation: Setting the stage for SEL and equity

By Kristy Feden, Regional Facilitator, Region 5, Nebraska Department of Education The current challenges, unrest and disruptions in our country stemming from COVID-19 and the heightened awareness of social injustice offered Nebraska an opportunity to assess current practices and increase collaboration across sectors. The result is innovation that will bring educators, students, families and community…