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Articles from 04/2011

Iowa Awards $2.6 Million in School Improvement Grants

Date: 
Friday, April 8, 2011
The Iowa Department of Education has selected three schools to receive more than $2.6 million School Improvement Grants (SIG) from the U.S. Department of Education. The fund supports efforts to turn-around low-achieving schools in order to provide more students the opportunity for academic success. "When schools are…

Harkin, Branstad and Glass Introduce Iowa Safe & Supportive Schools Program

Date: 
Friday, April 8, 2011
The Iowa Department of Education has released a new video featuring U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, Governor Terry Branstad and Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass introducing the new Iowa Safe & Supportive Schools program. The video can be found on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlZYVl0_0iw. …

HS Students Earning Community College Credit Hits Record Level

Date: 
Monday, April 4, 2011
The number of high school students earning credit from Iowa's community colleges has hit a record level, according to a report released by the Iowa Department of Education. More than 38,000 Iowa high school students took part in joint enrollment opportunities in 2010, a 14 percent increase over the previous year. These…

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