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Articles from September, 2012

More Iowa schools and districts miss NCLB targets

Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2012
More Iowa schools and districts missed Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) state targets for test participation and proficiency in reading and mathematics in the 2011-12 school year, according to the 2012 State Report Card for No Child Left Behind released today by the Iowa Department of Education. The number of schools and…

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Instructional Time Task Force

Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Instructional Time Task Force on Monday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. The meeting will take place in the ICN Room (2nd floor) of the Grimes State Office Building. Some task force members will participate via conference call. Members of the pub…

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

Date: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation on Friday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meeting will take place in Forrest Spaulding Conference Room 310 of the Ola Babcock Miller Building, 1112 E. Grand Ave., in Des Moines. …

More Iowa students participate in Advanced Placement courses

Date: 
Monday, September 24, 2012
The number of Iowa public high school students who are getting a taste of college-level studies through participation in Advanced Placement courses continues to climb, according to a report released today by the College Board. The number of graduates in Iowa’s class of 2012 who took at least one AP exam during hig…

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

Date: 
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation on Friday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room B100 (basement level) in the Grimes State Office Building. Glass established the task force in February t…

Director Glass announces Teaching Standards and Teacher Evaluation Task Force

Date: 
Monday, September 17, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced the 20 Iowans who will serve on the Teaching Standards and Teacher Evaluation Task Force, which was established as part of Senate File 2284. This task force will recommend ways to improve the Iowa teaching standards and teacher evaluations. Recommendatio…

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Instructional Time Task Force

Date: 
Friday, September 14, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Instructional Time Task Force on Monday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. The meeting will take place in the ICN Room (2nd floor) of the Grimes State Office Building. Some task force members will participate via conference call. Members of the pub…

State Board of Education adopts policy development priorities

Date: 
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Members of the State Board of Education today approved their 2012-13 policy development priorities. Policy development priorities are established as part of the State Board of Education’s strategic plan each year. These priorities are education issues that the State Board intends to research and discuss throughout…

Gov. Branstad announces 2013 Iowa Teacher of the Year

Date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Tania Johnson, a teaching veteran who has worked to make a difference for generations of students and fellow educators, is the 2013 Iowa Teacher of the Year, Gov. Terry Branstad announced Wednesday in Cedar Rapids. Watch the announcement video. See photos from the event. “Great teachers see the big pictu…

Advisory: State Board of Education meets Thursday, Sept. 13

Date: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The Iowa State Board of Education’s next regular meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., in Des Moines. A work session begins at 9 a.m., followed by the business meeting at 10:30 a.m. Thursday’s meeting agenda is as follows. A copy of the complete agen…

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