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Articles from March, 2012

Advisory: State Board of Education meets Thursday, March 29

Date: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The Iowa State Board of Education’s next regular business meeting will take place on Thursday, March 29, in the 2nd floor State Board Room of the Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., in Des Moines. The business meeting starts at 10 a.m. Thursday’s meeting agenda is as follows. Click here for a copy of …

Statement from Director Glass: Attorney General's opinion validates Department's finding that online programs are legal

Date: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
An opinion from the Iowa Attorney General today validates the Iowa Department of Education’s finding that proposals for online education programs in the CAM and Clayton Ridge school districts meet state law, Director Jason Glass said today. At the school districts’ request, the Department agreed to review the CA…

Iowa high school graduation rate declines slightly

Date: 
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The graduation rate for Iowa’s class of 2011 declined less than 1 percent from the previous year, according to figures released by the Iowa Department of Education. The state saw virtually no change in the annual dropout rate and an increase in the statewide graduation rate for students who took an extra year …

Iowa Teacher of the Year nominations due April 2

Date: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Thousands of talented Iowa educators lead and inspire their students, but only one is chosen annually as the state’s top teacher. The deadline to nominate the 2013 Iowa Teacher of the Year is April 2. The award is an opportunity to recognize an Iowa teacher who motivates, challenges and inspires excellence; wh…

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