School Choice Options in Nebraska

Public School Open Enrollment

State allows parents to choose any traditional public school for their child, regardless of location?

YES

Public Charter Schools

State has a charter school law allowing for the creation of charter schools?

NO

Public Magnet Schools

State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?

YES

Online Learning

State offers free, full-time online academies, either run by the state or independent organization?

YES

Private School Choice

State offers a private school choice scholarship or tax deduction program?

NO

Homeschooling Freedom

Parents are free to educate their children at home (homeschooling)?

YES
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Nebraska Celebrates National School Choice Week

Nebraska Coalition School Choice Rally in Omaha

January 26, 2017 at 9:00am

2417 Grant Street, Omaha, NE

Students, Teachers, and School Choice Supporters from across the state are hosting a rally to share their message with Nebraska: School Choice Works!

Nebraska Coalition School Choice Rally in Lincoln

January 26, 2017 at 11:00

1445 K Street, Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, Students, Teachers, and School Choice Supporters from across the state are hosting a rally to share their message with Nebraska: School Choice Works!

For all events check out Nebraska'sMaster Events Lists Go!

Nebraska Leadership Makes It Official
January 22-28 2017 is School Choice Week

Governor Pete Ricketts has officially proclaimed January 22-28 2017 as "School Choice Week" in Nebraska.

Officials in the following cities and counties have officially proclaimed January 22-28, 2017 School Choice Week:

  • City of Valley
  • Gering
  • Morrill

For more information, read news releases about specific events planned for the Cornhusker State.

Partners

Want More?

Members of the media can request a list of school leaders in their state, who can discuss their participation in National School Choice Week by contacting Shelby Doyle at shelby@schoolchoiceweek.com

Spread the Word

Download and share these Nebraska School Choice week graphics on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to let your friends and family know you're celebrating school choice!