Published Online: January 22, 2008
Published in Print: January 23, 2008, as Nebraska

State of the States


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Gov. Dave Heineman (R) • Jan. 15

Gov. Heineman’s State of the State speechRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader emphasized accountability in pre-K-12 education. He called for a simplified student-measurement system, increased parental involvement, and more-rigorous academic standards to close the achievement gap and increase overall academic performance. He noted his recommendation to fully fund the state’s school aid formula, and also praised efforts by the University of Nebraska to increase college-attendance rates.

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