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Gov. Branstad announces 2013 Iowa Teacher of the Year

Date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Tania Johnson, a teaching veteran who has worked to make a difference for generations of students and fellow educators, is the 2013 Iowa Teacher of the Year, Gov. Terry Branstad announced Wednesday in Cedar Rapids. Watch the announcement video. See photos from the event. “Great teachers see the big pictu…

Advisory: State Board of Education meets Thursday, Sept. 13

Date: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The Iowa State Board of Education’s next regular meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., in Des Moines. A work session begins at 9 a.m., followed by the business meeting at 10:30 a.m. Thursday’s meeting agenda is as follows. A copy of the complete agen…

Five Iowa schools named 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Date: 
Friday, September 7, 2012
Five Iowa schools are among 269 schools nationwide named 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools for their overall academic excellence or for their progress in improving student academic achievement levels: Carroll High School (Carroll Community School District) Crescent Elementary School (Council Bluffs Community Sc…

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Administrator Evaluation Task Force

Date: 
Monday, August 27, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced meetings of the Administrator Evaluation Task Force on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 30, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The meetings will take place at the Waukee Community School District’s Central Administration Office,…

Iowa education leaders offer input on No Child Left Behind reauthorization to Sen. Grassley

Date: 
Friday, August 24, 2012
Today, the executive directors of the Iowa Association of School Boards, the Iowa State Education Association, the School Administrators of Iowa, and the Iowa Department of Education sent a joint letter to U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa offering a set of principles for revising the No Child Left Behind Act as Congres…

Iowa education leaders offer input on No Child Left Behind reauthorization to Sen. Grassley

Date: 
Friday, August 24, 2012
Today, the executive directors of the Iowa Association of School Boards, the Iowa State Education Association, the School Administrators of Iowa, and the Iowa Department of Education sent a joint letter to U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa offering a set of principles for revising the No Child Left Behind Act as Congres…

Director Glass issues statement on Iowa’s ACT results

Date: 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass released the following statement in response to ACT’s annual nationwide release of assessment results today:   “The ACT is an important and challenging assessment that helps us gauge how well our schools are preparing students for college and careers. I’m …

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Instructional Time Task Force- Aug. 21

Date: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Instructional Time Task Force on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room B100 (basement level) in the Grimes State Office Building. The task force was established in Senate File 2284 to st…

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Instructional Time Task Force

Date: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Instructional Time Task Force on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room B100 (basement level) in the Grimes State Office Building. The task force was established in Senate File 2284 to stud…

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation

Date: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room B100 (basement level) in the Grimes State Office Building. Glass established the task force in Febr…

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