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: Friday, February 21, 2014 12:00 am
LINCOLN — State lawmakers advanced a bill Friday in response to a case in which an appointed guardian is accused of embezzling $600,000 from disabled and infirm clients across the state.
Under the bill, the state would set up a state Office of Public Guardian, which would provide state-paid guardians to disabled, elderly and infirm people who have no relatives to take care of their affairs.
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