Nebraska State Constitution Article VII-3
State Board of Education; members; election; manner of election; term of office.
The State Board of Education shall be composed of eight members, who shall be elected from eight districts of substantially equal population as provided by the Legislature. Their term of office shall be for four years each. Their duties and powers shall be prescribed by the Legislature, and they shall receive no compensation, but shall be reimbursed their actual expense incurred in the performance of their duties. The members of the State Board of Education shall not be actively engaged in the educational profession and they shall be elected on a nonpartisan ballot.
- Neb. Const. art. VIII, sec. 3 (1875);
- Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. VII, sec. 3;
- Amended 1972, Laws 1972, LB 1023, sec. 1.
Powers and duties of State Board of Education are prescribed by law. School Dist. No. 8 of Sherman County v. State Board of Education, 176 Neb. 722, 127 N.W.2d 458 (1964).