Legislature roundup: Senators back public school accountability system
Under LB 438, the state must have an accountability system to get a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law. Nebraska is one of only four states that have not gotten a waiver.
Posted: Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Debate about a bill to ban job discrimination against gays and lesbians got personal and emotional for Nebraska lawmakers Thursday.
State Sen. Annette Dubas of Fullerton told colleagues that the issue hits close to home because she has a gay brother.
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