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Articles from 07/2014

How will the 2014 session impact your school?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
New and amended education laws went into effect on July 1, prompting school districts across Iowa to take note. Among them, state legislators set aside $2 million to support an early warning system that helps schools identify and monitor struggling readers, as well as those students up through sixth grade who are on…

Finding reading deficiencies – before they are a problem

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
West Branch’s Hoover Elementary staff was confident that the upper-grade students were, for the most part, doing well in their literacy instruction. That changed this past year when assessments given to the students painted a different picture. The data showed the students were underperforming in at least one area…

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on November 26, 2015 at 6:06pm.