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Articles from November, 2011

Community college enrollment declines slightly

Date: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Fall enrollment at Iowa’s 15 community colleges decreased slightly for the first time since 1994, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the Iowa Department of Education. This fall’s 0.6 percent enrollment decrease follows significant increases in previous years, including a 5.9 percent increase in …

School districts honored for ‘Breaking Barriers’

Date: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Ten school districts from across the state were honored by the State Board of Education for significant progress in closing gaps in student achievement. The Breaking Barriers to Learning and Teaching Award was created by the State Board. Each year, the award recognizes successful efforts to eliminate achievement g…

Director Glass: Iowa’s NAEP results are a call to action

Date: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The nation’s students took significant strides on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, while Iowa’s results show a continued pattern of stagnation, Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass said. “I had hoped that the results would show the tide is turning in Iowa – that the state had begun…

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