79-1302. Educational technology; legislative findings.

The Legislature finds that the utilization of appropriate technologies can provide enhanced educational services and broadened educational opportunities for Nebraska learners. It is the intent of the Legislature: (1) To utilize technology to provide effective and efficient distance learning; (2) to provide assistance and direction in the training of Nebraska teachers in uses of technology for instruction through electronic means; (3) to establish and support an electronic data network and data bases for Nebraska educators and learners; (4) to support the evaluation and dissemination of models of successful technologies which improve instruction or learning; (5) to provide support for cooperative education-technology ventures in partnership with public or private entities; and (6) to provide support for cooperative purchase or leasing of administrative or instructional software or software licenses in partnership with schools, educational service units, and other states.

Source:Laws 1988, LB 1117, § 1; R.S.1943, (1994), § 79-4,140.09; Laws 1996, LB 900, § 958; Laws 2006, LB 1208, § 14.