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Advisory: Schools to be honored for closing achievement gaps

Date: 
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Five schools from across the state were honored by the State Board of Education on Nov. 15 for making significant progress in closing gaps in student achievement. In the photo: Charlie Edwards, vice president of the State Board of Education, congratulates Principal Doreen Knuth from Bloomer Elementary School in …

Schools honored for closing achievement gaps

Date: 
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Five schools from across the state were honored by the State Board of Education on Nov. 15 for making significant progress in closing gaps in student achievement. The winners of the 2012 Breaking Barriers to Teaching and Learning Award were announced during the annual Iowa Association of School Boards Convention in …

Advisory: State Board of Education telephonic meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 7

Date: 
Monday, November 5, 2012
The Iowa State Board of Education will hold a telephonic meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. The telephonic meeting will originate in the 2nd floor State Board Room of the Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., in Des Moines. Members of the media and the public may attend in person or dial in at the foll…

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…

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