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Articles from 01/2013

RtI: Strong results guaranteed

Monday, January 28, 2013
A Des Moines middle school was struggling with student reading scores. Last fall’s tests showed that only 33 percent of students were considered proficient. Winter tests, however, show 49 percent are now proficient. And this is just the beginning. Read about what this education team did to bolster their students'…

World-Class Schools

Monday, January 14, 2013
Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds released an education reform package that will bring Iowa closer to its goal of providing a world-class education to all children, no matter where they live. Building World-Class Schools for Iowa: A Legislative Brief Key Concepts and Cost Estimates for Iowa Teache…

Science standards

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The final public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards is available for public input at Comments will be accepted through January 29. The draft is the culmination of a multi-state effort to update science standards. Iowa is a lead state in the development of the Next Gener…

New Video

Thursday, January 3, 2013
A legislative proposal from the Branstad-Reynolds administration focuses on strengthening the teaching profession for the benefit of students and educators. The proposal will be largely based on recommendations from the Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation. In this video, three task force members talk abou…

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