- 08/17/2017 Third draft of Iowa’s ESSA plan released for public review
- 08/14/2017 Advisory: State Board of Education to hold conference call meeting on Aug. 16
- 07/19/2017 Report shows Iowa’s industry-driven sector partnerships on track
- 06/20/2017 Iowa issues RFP for new statewide assessments in 2018-19
- 06/16/2017 Second draft of Iowa’s ESSA plan released for public review, feedback
- 05/26/2017 Director Wise announces Computer Science Education Work Group
- 05/11/2017 State Board of Education adopts new social studies standards
- 05/09/2017 Advisory: State Board of Education meets Thursday
- 04/26/2017 Iowa review team recommends new social studies standards
- 04/13/2017 Input sought on fine arts standards
- 04/11/2017 Iowa’s high school graduation rate reaches new high of 91.3%
- 04/04/2017 Iowa Teacher of the Year nominations due April 28
- 03/09/2017 Iowa schools’ reading efforts are making progress
- 02/16/2017 Iowa team to develop fine arts standards for schools
- 01/31/2017 Iowans needed to help prevent child hunger in the summer
A monthly newsletter for school leaders distributed via email and posted to the Iowa Department of Education (DE) website.
The Education Statistics webpage has several reports and publications about Iowa's education system, including the following:
- Student Demographic Information
- Student Performance
- Staff Data
- Condition of Education Reports
- State Report Cards
- Non Student District Data
- Program Data
- Financial Data
The District and AEA Reports webpage provides specific information about local school districts. The DE has several reports allowing the user to choose a specific school district or a specific set information.
- Iowa School Report Card
- District and School Profile Reports - Includes, assessment results, demographic data, Finance Report Card, Annual Progress Report, and Consolidated School Improvement Plan.
- Annual Progress Reports (APR) AEA
The Iowa Department of Education provides regular updates and briefings during the Iowa legislative session on bills related to education in Iowa. Information about new bills, including names, numbers, content, sponsors and status in the legislative process are provided.