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Articles from 02/2011

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Keynote Iowa Education Summit

Friday, February 25, 2011
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be the keynote speaker at Gov. Terry Branstad’s Iowa Education Summit to be held Monday, July 25, and Tuesday, July 26, in Des Moines. The goal of the summit, which Gov. Branstad announced during his inaugural address last month, is to build a consensus for how Iowa can on…

Iowa's High School Graduation Rate Increases

Thursday, February 17, 2011
The graduation rate for Iowa’s Class of 2010 increased over the previous year, according to figures released by the Iowa Department of Education. In fact, all but one student subgroup saw an increase in its graduation rate, with significant increases among both English-Language Learner and Hispanic students. …

More Iowa Seniors Participate, Succeed in Advanced Placement Courses

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
The number of Iowa high school seniors who participate and succeed in Advanced Placement courses continues to grow, according to the 7th Annual AP Report to the Nation released by the College Board. A total of 5,135 members of Iowa's Class of 2010 took at least one AP exam while in high school, a 9.5% increase over the…

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