Monday, June 17, 2019

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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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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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: Dyslexia and Professional Development on Reading Passed

2014 Session Recap: Dyslexia and Professional Development on Reading Passed

Starting soon teachers will receive training to help identify and support students suffering from dyslexia under a bill approved this year. Under Senate File 2319, Iowa's Reading ...

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Republicans Ignore Public School Funding Again

Republicans Ignore Public School Funding Again

After ignoring state law and local school officials for over a month, House Republicans again refused to take action on school funding today. “We’ve set high expectations for our ...

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Iowa Seen as a Leader in STEM Education

Iowa Seen as a Leader in STEM Education

According to a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) advisory council report, Iowa has made progress in STEM education and is now seen as a leader in the nation.  Iowa ST ...

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House Republicans Ignore Public Schools; Provide $207 Million to Home/Private Schools

House Republicans Ignore Public Schools; Provide $207 Million to Home/Private Schools

While refusing to take action to set basic state aid for public schools as required by state law, Iowa House Republicans are moving a bill to provide a new $207 million appropriat ...

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