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Iowa Department of Education

  • Iowa e-Learning Central

    Iowa e-Learning Central

    Online exchange for educators, students and families supporting efforts to engage in high-quality learning.

  • Iowa Academic Standards

    Iowa Academic Standards

    Clear and rigorous learning standards educators use to ensure all students are college, career and future ready.

  • Iowa School Performance Profiles

    Iowa School Performance Profiles

    Online tool shows how public schools perform on federal and state requirements. 

  • Iowa Student Outcomes

    Iowa Student Outcomes

    A comprehensive, interactive website housing education-related data serves as a useful resource for decision-makers.

  • Postsecondary Readiness Reports


    Reports include enrollment in colleges and universities, remedial course-taking rates, and postsecondary retention and completion rates.

  • Executive Order 10

    Executive Order 10

    We are reviewing existing rule chapters and determining which rules will be repealed and retained, including opportunities for public review and input.

Meetings and Events

Education Savings Accounts

The Students First Act establishes a framework and funding for education savings accounts which may be used by eligible families to cover tuition, fees, and other qualified education expenses at accredited private schools in Iowa. 

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‘Teaching for Impact’ registration is open

Registration is open for the June training Teaching for Impact to be held June 13-14 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.

Sponsored by the Iowa Department of Education and the Iowa Area Education Agencies, the training is for all educators supporting learners with disabilities. There is no cost to attend.

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Governor's School Safety Initiative

Learn more about the Governor's School Safety Initiative and the $100 million investment in school safety resources and support for Iowa schools, including the new Safe+Sound Iowa anonymous reporting app.

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