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Iowa’s Community Colleges Provide Good Economic Return

Iowa’s Community Colleges Provide Good Economic Return

A new report shows community college career and technical education programs provide a good economic return for Iowans earning a degree. The "Iowa Community Colleges Education Out ...

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Re-Vitalizing Rural Iowa

Re-Vitalizing Rural Iowa

Over the last 50 years, many rural communities have experienced a significant decline in population. We all must work together to re-populate rural Iowa and capitalize on the stre ...

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Education Key to Growing Skilled Workforce

Education Key to Growing Skilled Workforce

The future of Iowa’s economy depends on a highly skilled workforce that is ready to compete with workers from around the globe. Iowa can compete and win in this global economy as ...

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Changes in the Classroom for Iowa Students

Changes in the Classroom for Iowa Students

Over the next three weeks, over 500,000 Iowa children will head back to the classroom for another school year. Many of those students will benefit from action taken by the Iowa Le ...

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Keeping Iowa’s Water Clean

Keeping Iowa’s Water Clean

This summer, thousands of Iowans will be swimming, fishing, and boating in and on our lakes and rivers. Those recreational opportunities are even better with clean water. Over the ...

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Summer Meal Programs for Iowa Kids

Summer Meal Programs for Iowa Kids

Many Iowa children who receive free and reduced-price meals can also go hungry during the summer time. Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does a child’s n ...

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2014 Session Recap: School Funding Not Acted Upon Before Adjournment

2014 Session Recap: School Funding Not Acted Upon Before Adjournment

While approved by the Iowa Senate, several attempts were made this session by House Democrats to set basic funding for Iowa schools, as required by law. The Iowa Senate acted on s ...

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