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Articles from 07/2014

How will the 2014 session impact your school?

Date: 
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

Date: 
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 February 27, 2015 at 11:00am.