Public schools in Nebraska spent an estimated $4.3 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 4.2 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.
The number of youths in foster care in Nebraska at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 3,524, a 16 percent decrease over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Nebraska is among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).
Nebraska Indian Community College, Metropolitan Community College Area and Little Priest Tribal College have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in Nebraska, according to an analysis of federal data.
Public schools in Nebraska spent $13,095 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the 23rd highest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.
Nebraska residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 11 percent of the state’s population, the 30th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.
Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Nebraska number 43, the 35th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.
Bellevue University, Nebraska Indian Community College and La'James International College reported receiving the least state financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.
State tax revenues in Nebraska amount to $1.8 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the 13th lowest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.