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Articles from 11/2013

Student survey results can help districts improve learning conditions

Date: 
Monday, November 25, 2013
A recent survey shows a mixed bag when it comes to the perspectives of Iowa’s students as they see life at school and home. On the plus side: Students feel that the staff and faculty at their schools are more engaged with them.  On the downside: Bullying reports are on the rise. The Iowa Youth Survey, cond…

Notice for Public Comment - Field Test Flexibility Waiver

Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Iowa is seeking the double-testing flexibility for the participating  local schools by requesting a one-year waiver of the following requirements in Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. As part of the waiver application process, the public is invited to provide comment on the c…

A (big) cut above the rest

Date: 
Monday, November 18, 2013
Teachers Tania Fried and Megan Jones prepare to co-teach. School makes huge strides in ensuring high achievement It’s no secret that many Iowa schools struggle with getting grade-level achievement from their students on Individualized Education Programs. On average, only 32.31 percent of students with Individua…

Notice for Public Comment - SIG Application Waivers

Date: 
Monday, November 18, 2013
The Iowa Department of Education is in the process of writing the FY 2013 School Improvement Grant application, new awards competition (Section 1003[3] of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, CFDA Number 84.377A). As part of the grant application, the department is seeking the following waivers. The public is…

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