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One-Stop Future Ready Iowa website unveiled

Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2017
A new resource is available to help Iowans review and evaluate different career opportunities in the state and plan their paths to landing rewarding jobs. The new Future Ready Iowa website is a collaboration among many state agencies, including Iowa Workforce Development, Iowa Economic Development Authority, Iowa De…

Knocking down barriers to success: Hispanic students

Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Left to Right: Erica Rausch, Bob Read, Lisa Klein, Victoria Wanda View more photos from the awards ceremony. Students present unique challenges to teachers. But those challenges can be exacerbated among certain groups of students who historically have underperformed. Those groups – ranging from students…

Knocking down barriers to success: Socioeconomically disadvantaged

Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Left to Right: Christina Rudd, Kathy Jurgens, Michelle Grimm, Jackie Moorman, Tracy Morrison, Ron Besler View more photos from the awards ceremony. Students present unique challenges to teachers. But those challenges can be exacerbated among certain groups of students who historically have underperformed. …

Knocking down barriers to success: Students on IEPs

Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Left to Right: Renee Fober, Pam Zeigler, Jill White, Tara Estep, Barb Rogers, Stephanie Murch View more photos from the awards ceremony. Students present unique challenges to teachers. But those challenges can be exacerbated among certain groups of students who historically have underperformed. Those grou…

School gets to the 'core' of the matter

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Monday, January 23, 2017
Teacher Beth Rehbein works with second grade students. What happens when a school shakes things up, changing practices, challenging mindsets and touching hearts? Good things. Just ask the educators at Inman Primary School in southwest Iowa’s Red Oak Community School District. But don’t think it was easy …

Spelling: Teach by emphasizing patterns of English language

Date: 
Monday, January 23, 2017
Deborah Reed, director of the Iowa Reading Research Center, talks to participants at the 2nd annual Celebrating Iowa's Successes event in Des Moines about better equipping struggling readers on how to spell. Spelling words may seem to come easier for some students than others, but when taught the right approach…

Knocking down barriers to success: English language learners

Date: 
Monday, January 23, 2017
Left to Right: Cheri Emery, David Reis, Francisco Escalante - student, Christopher Schulz, Leilany Carrazco - student, Margaret Ploeger View more photos from the awards ceremony. Students present unique challenges to teachers. But those challenges can be exacerbated among certain groups of students who histo…

Annual Condition of Education report is available

Date: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Iowa Department of Education today released the latest edition of the annual Condition of Education report. The report provides a wide range of state-level data, including shifts in student populations and demographics, teacher salaries and characteristics, student achievement results and school financial inform…

Five Iowa schools honored for breaking education barriers

Date: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Left to Right: Tara Estep (Helen Hansen Elementary, Cedar Falls Community School District), Erica Rausch (Oak Ridge Middle School, Linn-Mar Community School District), Leilany Carrazco (Denison Elementary, Denison Community School District), Tracy Morrison (Maquoketa Valley Middle School, Maquoketa Valley Community …

Iowa students selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program

Date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Two Iowa students have been selected as delegates to the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) that will be held March 4- 11 in Washington, D.C.   Michael Moonjely of Coralville and Anuja Pharasi of Fairfield were chosen from across the state to be part of the group of 104 student delegates wh…

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