Observations from the Nebraska State Board of Education I was really looking forward to the October 8th, 2021 meeting of the State Board of Education. I was not disappointed.Soon after the Pledge to the Flag, Board members were pleased to welcome two eleven year old girls – Whitney Mertens and Reese Pedersen. These two wonderful girls enlightened us ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!