State Department of Education; general supervision of school system.
The State Department of Education shall be comprised of a State Board of Education and a Commissioner of Education. The State Department of Education shall have general supervision and administration of the school system of the state and of such other activities as the Legislature may direct.
Source:Neb. Const. art. VIII, sec. 2 (1875); Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. VII, sec. 2; Amended 1972, Laws 1972, LB 1023, sec. 1.
Grant of administrative and executive power to the Department of Education is authorized. School Dist. No. 8 of Sherman County v. State Board of Education, 176 Neb. 722, 127 N.W.2d 458 (1964).