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Articles from August, 2012

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Administrator Evaluation Task Force

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Monday, August 27, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced meetings of the Administrator Evaluation Task Force on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 30, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The meetings will take place at the Waukee Community School District’s Central Administration Office,…

Iowa education leaders offer input on No Child Left Behind reauthorization to Sen. Grassley

Date: 
Friday, August 24, 2012
Today, the executive directors of the Iowa Association of School Boards, the Iowa State Education Association, the School Administrators of Iowa, and the Iowa Department of Education sent a joint letter to U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa offering a set of principles for revising the No Child Left Behind Act as Congres…

Iowa education leaders offer input on No Child Left Behind reauthorization to Sen. Grassley

Date: 
Friday, August 24, 2012
Today, the executive directors of the Iowa Association of School Boards, the Iowa State Education Association, the School Administrators of Iowa, and the Iowa Department of Education sent a joint letter to U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa offering a set of principles for revising the No Child Left Behind Act as Congres…

Director Glass issues statement on Iowa’s ACT results

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass released the following statement in response to ACT’s annual nationwide release of assessment results today:   “The ACT is an important and challenging assessment that helps us gauge how well our schools are preparing students for college and careers. I’m …

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Instructional Time Task Force- Aug. 21

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Instructional Time Task Force on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room B100 (basement level) in the Grimes State Office Building. The task force was established in Senate File 2284 to st…

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Instructional Time Task Force

Date: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Instructional Time Task Force on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room B100 (basement level) in the Grimes State Office Building. The task force was established in Senate File 2284 to stud…

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation

Date: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room B100 (basement level) in the Grimes State Office Building. Glass established the task force in Febr…

Director Glass announces Task Force on Early Childhood Assessment

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced the 33 Iowans who will serve on the Task Force on Early Childhood Assessment, which was established as part of Senate File 2284. The group will select one standard kindergarten readiness assessment that school districts will be required to administer. A …

Director Glass announces Task Force on Early Childhood Assessment

Date: 
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced the 33 Iowans who will serve on the Task Force on Early Childhood Assessment, which was established as part of Senate File 2284. The group will select one standard kindergarten readiness assessment that school districts will be required to administer. A …

Branstad, Reynolds announce upcoming Governor’s Bullying Prevention Summit

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Monday, August 6, 2012
Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds at their weekly news conference today announced they will host the Governor’s Bullying Prevention Summit this fall and encouraged all Iowans to engage in the important issue of bullying prevention. The summit will be held on Nov. 27 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines and wi…

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