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Articles from 03/2011

Thirty-five Participating in Safe and Supportive Schools Initiative

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Thirty-five Iowa high schools across the state will partner with the Iowa Department of Education to work on solutions to eliminate barriers to learning, including bullying and substance abuse. Iowa is one of 11 states chosen for a prestigious federal grant to participate in the Safe and Supportive Schools program. …

Iowa Teacher of the Year Nominations Due April 1

Thursday, March 17, 2011
Iowa is home to thousands of great teachers who make a difference each and every day in our classrooms, and the deadline is fast approaching to recognize the state's top teacher for 2012. The Iowa Teacher of the Year Award was established in 1958 and is sponsored by the Iowa Department of Education. Nominations for …

Projections Show Public School Enrollment May End 13-Year Decline

Thursday, March 3, 2011
After thirteen years of declining enrollment, the number of students attending public schools in Iowa is expected to see some modest gains over the next five years, according to projections released by the Iowa Department of Education. The projections are used to forecast district changes in enrollment as well as fundi…

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