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Nebraska Sends Betsy DeVos Its Every Student Succeeds Act Plan

With the dust settled on Betsy DeVos’ visit, Nebraska Education Commissioner Matt Blomstedt wants something from the U.S. education secretary: her autograph.

DeVos must sign off on Nebraska’s newly minted plan for implementing the new federal education law known as the Every Student Succeeds Act.

While the secretary was preparing to tour innovative Nebraska schools last week, staff inside the Nebraska Department of Education were busy dotting i’s and crossing t’s on the 258-page consolidated state plan, which they submitted to the U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday, ahead of Monday’s deadline.

DeVos noted the pending deadline while visiting the Zoo School in Lincoln on Thursday.