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Articles from 09/2013

Director Buck announces members of the Reporting Requirement Review Task Force

Friday, September 20, 2013
Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck today announced the five Iowans who will serve on a task force to study state education reporting requirements. The Reporting Requirement Review Task Force was established as part of House File 215, the landmark education reform bill adopted by Iowa lawmakers this year…

Five Questions with the Iowa History Teacher of the Year

Monday, September 16, 2013
When Lamoni teacher Josh Culberson was a young boy growing up in Stratford, he loved to take a step back in time, whether it was through his grandmother’s stories or History Channel documentaries on television. Today, Culberson, 37, brings the past to life for his fourth-graders at Lamoni Elementary School. His co…

Math, science whiz traces talent back to Dad and Legos

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Ryan Cazin of Burlington seems like your typical college freshman. He hangs out with friends and plays football, basketball, and the trombone. Unlike many of his classmates, however, he has developed a love for science and math. It paid off for the Iowa State University freshman this summer with a first-place win in th…

Early literacy and RtI

Monday, September 9, 2013
Some 600 educators representing a partnership of the Iowa Department of Education, Area Education Agencies and school districts across the state have kicked off a statewide effort to implement Response to Intervention and help students read proficiently by the end of third grade. Teachers and school administrators w…

Students, teachers invited to Constitution Day webinar

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
“The Constitution is a guide which I will never abandon.” - George Washington United States Constitution Day is September 17 each year. This year, the Iowa Department of Education has partnered with the Iowa Bar Association to help schools actively take part in celebrating the day. Join us from 10 - 11 a.m. on S…

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