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Iowa's top teachers honored

Date: 
Friday, October 26, 2012
Front Row: Heather Anderson, Josie Burg, Karla Digmann, Tania Johnson, Jody Stone, Shelly Bromwich, Amber Davison Back Row: Jason Glass, Carrie Clark, Zachry Christensen, Josh Steenhoek, Mason Kuhn, Matt Heston, Monte DeArmoun, Christine Green Some of the state’s top teachers were honored for their service d…

Three state task forces release final reports

Date: 
Monday, October 15, 2012
Members of three state education task forces today released their final reports, which address such areas as teacher and school administrator evaluations, the state’s teaching standards, and the concept of a longer school day and school year. The Instructional Time Task Force, the Administrator Evaluation Task For…

Task force releases teacher leadership and compensation recommendations

Date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Members of the state Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation released their final recommendations, which set a new vision for the teaching profession in Iowa and provide more support and career opportunities than ever before.    TLC TF Report_FINAL is the culmination of seven months of consen…

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Task Force on Early Childhood Assessment

Date: 
Friday, October 5, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Task Force on Early Childhood Assessment on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will take place at the West Des Moines Learning Resource Center, 3550 Mills Civic Parkway, in West Des Moines. The task force was establish…

Advisory: Iowa students will tap their ‘Super Powers’ on Wednesday

Date: 
Monday, October 1, 2012
About 200 middle school students and teachers from across the state will learn how eating right and staying active bring out the super powers inside them at the annual Super Power Summit on Wednesday at the State Historical Building, 600 E. Locust St., in Des Moines. The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., prov…

More Iowa schools and districts miss NCLB targets

Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2012
More Iowa schools and districts missed Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) state targets for test participation and proficiency in reading and mathematics in the 2011-12 school year, according to the 2012 State Report Card for No Child Left Behind released today by the Iowa Department of Education. The number of schools and…

Advisory: Meeting Notice for Instructional Time Task Force

Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Instructional Time Task Force on Monday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. The meeting will take place in the ICN Room (2nd floor) of the Grimes State Office Building. Some task force members will participate via conference call. Members of the pub…

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

Date: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation on Friday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meeting will take place in Forrest Spaulding Conference Room 310 of the Ola Babcock Miller Building, 1112 E. Grand Ave., in Des Moines. …

More Iowa students participate in Advanced Placement courses

Date: 
Monday, September 24, 2012
The number of Iowa public high school students who are getting a taste of college-level studies through participation in Advanced Placement courses continues to climb, according to a report released today by the College Board. The number of graduates in Iowa’s class of 2012 who took at least one AP exam during hig…

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

Date: 
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation on Friday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room B100 (basement level) in the Grimes State Office Building. Glass established the task force in February t…

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