Mission and Values

Mission Statement:

We believe every child in Nebraska has the right to a high quality education. We advocate for policies and practices proven to benefit all students.


Core Values:

  1. Every child can succeed in an excellent school.
  2. Families, communities, and schools are partners, not adversaries, in a child’s education.
  3. Teachers are the most important in-school factor for student success. Every child deserves an effective teacher. The system must recruit, retain, recognize and reward the very best educators.
  4. Nebraska must offer a high quality education to every child in every zip code.
  5. Every family deserves the right to choose the best educational option for their child.
  6. We must define and measure achievement. We must also hold systems and adults accountable for improving upon and sustaining high achievement for all students.
  7. We must promote policies that will deliver the highest quality education to all students in Nebraska.