A study shows common traits and practices among high-growth schools.
Though Iowa’s national rankings are low, state aligns education for strong future. Learn more...
The Iowa Core “takes learning to a much deeper level,” says Jane Schmidt, an eighth-grade literacy and language arts teacher from Maquoketa. Schmidt was named Iowa Teacher of the Year in October.
The Iowa Core is the name of our statewide academic standards that describe what students should know and be able to do in math, science, English language arts and social studies.
The centerpiece of the landmark education reform package passed by the 2013 Legislature is a statewide system that better utilizes the expertise of top teachers to improve instruction and raise student achievement.
IDEA Part C Application public comment and public hearing information.
IDEA Part B Application public comment and public hearing information.
The March 2014 School Leader Update is now available.
2013 Session: What's new for schools
The Iowa Core provides academic expectations for all Iowa's K-12 students.