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Articles from 12/2013

Director Buck speaks at ISU College of Human Sciences graduation

Friday, December 20, 2013
Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, a first-generation college graduate, said small moments of encouragement had a powerful impact on his educational path as a young student in Cedar Rapids. Buck spoke to an audience of about 1,200, including 120 graduates, at the Iowa State University College of Human Sci…

Common Core in Iowa: What you need to know

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
What is the Iowa Core? One central component of a great school system is a clear set of expectations, or standards, that educators help all students reach. In Iowa, that effort is known as the Iowa Core. The Iowa Core represents our statewide academic standards, which describe what students should know and be abl…

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