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Articles from 02/2013

Iowa’s high school graduation rate increases

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The graduation rate for Iowa’s class of 2012 climbed statewide from the previous year, according to figures released today by the Iowa Department of Education. “Iowa’s graduation rate is a testament to the hard work and commitment that teachers and school leaders show in classrooms across the state,” Iowa De…

High-poverty districts make major inroads on reading

Monday, February 25, 2013
Pictured here, Murray Superintendent Alan Miller meets with staff. The Murray district is one example of a system in which poverty doesn’t interfere with student success. It may be well known that high-poverty schools will have lower proficiency rates than their more affluent counterparts. Sure, it’s well kn…

Announcement: Statewide Data System and Assessments

Thursday, February 21, 2013
The best way to solve reading problems is to prevent them. The Iowa Department of Education today announced important information about the tools that will support implementation of Response to Intervention. This is a major step forward in the state’s commitment to promote early literacy results statewide. 2013-02…

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