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Articles from 12/2018

Iowa Department of Education releases new school performance results, website

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Education today released new online reports showing how public schools performed in a new accountability system that meets the Every Student Succeeds Act, a federal education law that replaced the No Child Left Behind Act. “I’m thankful that the Every Student Succeeds Act pu…

Physical activity: Calling for classroom ideas!

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Monday, December 17, 2018
Classroom energizers, brain boosters, or brain breaks are quick activities for the classroom that aim to engage students in physical activity while enhancing their learning experience. The Iowa Department of Education is partnering with the Iowa Department of Public Health to update the Get Movin’ Classroom Activi…

Christensen named School Bus Fleet’s 2018 Administrator of the Year

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Max Christensen received the School Bus Fleet’s 2018 Administrator of the Year award at the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services conference in Kansas City, Missouri. All roads lead to Max Christensen, that is, if your child attends school in Iowa by way of a school bus. Ser…

Gov. Reynolds announces more Iowans on track for success in postsecondary education, training

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg on Wednesday announced that fewer Iowa high school graduates are taking remedial coursework during their first year at Iowa’s community colleges and state universities, a signal that more students are on track to earn a degree or other postsecondary credential.…

Iowa students selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program

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Thursday, December 6, 2018
From left to right - Stefanie Wager, Kevin Drahos, Susan Walkup and Mr. Jeff Gustason Two Iowa students have been selected as delegates to the 57th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) that will be held from March 2-9 in Washington, D.C. Kevin Drahos, a senior at Linn-Mar High School in Marion, …

Small-district superintendent, big-deal award

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
A small-district Iowa superintendent has joined some big-city colleagues as being a cutting-edge leader in offering her students computer science classes. Barb Schwamman, who leads the Osage Community Schools in north central Iowa, received the Administrator Impact Award from the Computer Science Teachers’ Associa…

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