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Articles from 06/2014

Making education relevant in the 21st century

Monday, June 23, 2014
There was a time in the not-so-distant past that a strong back, able hands and a good work ethic ensured a worker could enjoy a middle class life in America. Not so, anymore: What technology hasn’t consumed in jobs, cheap overseas labor has. That leaves today’s student facing a very different world from their pr…

Iowa Teacher and Principal Leadership Symposium

Monday, June 16, 2014
Register now for the 2014 Iowa Teacher and Principal Leadership Symposium on August 4 in Ankeny. Featured speakers include Vivien Stewart from the Asia Society, Ee-Ling Low from the National Institute of Education in Singapore, and Barnett Berry from the Center for Teaching Quality. Also featured are: Iowa’s…

Advisory: State Board of Education retreat is June 12-13

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
The Iowa State Board of Education’s annual retreat will take place on June 12-13 at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny. View a copy of the complete agenda with attachments.

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on September 26, 2016 at 10:08pm.