Nebraska offers parents few school choice options. The state does not support private school choice.
Public School Choice:
According to the Education Commission of the States, Nebraska has implemented an inter-district open enrollment policy to allow students to transfer between public schools with few limitations.
Private School Choice:
Nebraska does not offer private school choice.
Nebraska is one of only 8 states that have yet to pass a charter school law.
According to Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning, Nebraska began its first state virtual school in 2011, the pilot Nebraska Virtual School (NVS). NVS offered 50 state-funded seats for the 2011-2012 school year. There are also several district-run programs. One of these, the Omaha Public Schools eLearning Program, had 13,250 course enrollments in 2010-2011, a 47 percent increase over the previous school year.
<a href="http://www.schooldatadirect.org/app/location/q/stid=28/llid=111/stllid=291/locid=28/stype=/catid=-1/secid=-1/compid=-1/site=pes">Click here for detailed information</a> on Nebraska's public school system and see below for school choice contacts and a history of school choice legislation in Nebraska.