Online survey launched to aid in search for next Nebraska education commissioner

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska State Board of Education has launched an online survey to guide its search for the state's next education commissioner.  The survey asks for opinions regarding the strengths and challenges of the Nebraska Department of Education and public education in the state. Respondents are also asked to identify the characteristics they deem most important for the next education commissioner to possess.  The survey may be accessed on the Nebraska Department of Education's website at The survey is open to the public and will be available through 6 p.m. on July 29.