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Two Iowa educators named recipients of prestigious science, math awards

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
DES MOINES – Two Iowa educators were named recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. Sharon K. Jaeschke Sharon K. Jaeschke, a math teacher at Southeast Valley …

Advisory: State Board of Education to meet on Wednesday

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Monday, August 3, 2020
Members of the public may join remotely DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education’s regular meeting will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 5. The meeting is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. and will be held in person with the option for State Board members to join remotely. Due to COVID-19 social dist…

Iowa awarded $17.7 million grant to support education innovation during pandemic

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Friday, July 31, 2020
DES MOINES - The Iowa Department of Education today announced the state has been awarded nearly $17.7 million competitive federal grant to support innovative ways to educate students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be used to help establish and support Iowa e-Learning Central, which will empower st…

Governor Reynolds announces $1 million career academy competitive grant awarded to North Iowa Area Community College

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Thursday, July 16, 2020
DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education today announced that North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) in Mason City won a $1 million competitive grant through the Career Academy Incentive Fund to prepare more high school students for success in college, postsecondary training and the work…

Statement from the Iowa Department of Education on Reopening Guidance for Schools

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Friday, June 26, 2020
DES MOINES - The Iowa Department of Education, in collaboration with the Iowa Department of Public Health, has developed reopening guidance that takes into account 327 school districts and 119 accredited nonpublic schools, all with different circumstances; and the individual needs of more than 550,000 schoolchildren as…

Two Iowa students selected for National Youth Science Camp

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020
DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Education today announced that two Iowa high school students have been chosen to represent the state at the 2020 National Youth Science Camp. Eliana Hornbuckle from Nevada and Kiran Marla from Bettendorf are among top students from across the nation selected for this prestigious…

Advisory: State Board of Education to meet on Thursday

Date: 
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education’s regular meeting and annual retreat will take place on Thursday, June 11. The meeting will be held in person with the option for State Board members to join remotely. The retreat will begin at 10 a.m. followed by the Board’s regular business meeting, which is sched…

Iowa receives $26.2 million in emergency education relief to expand broadband access

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Monday, June 1, 2020
DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education today announced the state has received $26.2 million in federal relief to ensure education continues for students of all ages impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Iowa’s grant is part of the nearly $3 billion Governor’s Emergency Education Relie…

Iowa earns approval for state career and technical education plan

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Friday, May 29, 2020
DES MOINES – The U.S. Department of Education today approved Iowa’s plan for expanding high-quality career and technical education (CTE) programs under the federal Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, commonly referred to as Perkins V. Iowa’s plan reflects a commitment to providi…

Three Iowa students named 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars

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Thursday, May 21, 2020
DES MOINES — Three Iowa high school students have been named to the 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars. The program recognizes up to 161 high school seniors from across the country for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields. Iowa’s U.S. Presidential Scholars a…

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