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Nearly $4.4 million awarded to Iowa colleges and universities to expand student access to technology, increase internet connectivity

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Thursday, October 22, 2020
DES MOINES - The state of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Education today announced 43 Iowa colleges and universities have been awarded nearly $4.4 million to increase internet connectivity for students in the 2020-21 school year. The funding is part of the state’s $26.2 million in Governor’s Emergency Education…

Iowa Department of Education releases statement on the State Board of Education’s decision to replace district leadership in Davenport, following a 3-year process

Date: 
Friday, September 25, 2020
Following the decision made today by the State Board of Education regarding the Davenport Community School District, the Department of Education is releasing the following statement: The Iowa Department of Education has made every effort over the past three years to work with the Davenport Community School District …

Six Iowa schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools

Date: 
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Six Iowa schools are being recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020. The award honors schools for overall academic performance or for progress in closing achievement gaps among subgroups of students. The schools are: Altoona Elementary School, Southeast Polk Communit…

U.S. Department of Labor selects Iowa Department of Education to facilitate state’s first industry-recognized apprenticeship program

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
New IT career pathway will be launched with public and private partners DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Education today announced it has received U.S. Department of Labor recognition to oversee development of a new career pathway program designed to help more Iowans gain the skills and knowledge needed for in-…

Advisory: State Board of Education to meet on Friday

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Members of the public may join remotely DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Friday, Sept. 25 to review and consider the corrective action plan and progress update submitted by the Davenport Community School District. The meeting is scheduled to run from 2 to 4 p.m. and will …

Advisory: State Board of Education to meet on Thursday

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Members of the public may join remotely DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education’s regular meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17. The meeting is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 1:05 p.m. and will be held in person with the option for State Board members to join remotely. Due to COVID-19 social dis…

Advisory: State Board of Education to meet on Monday

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Thursday, August 20, 2020
Members of the public may join remotely DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday, Aug. 24 to address a procedural and jurisdictional question in a pending appeal. (The meeting will not address the substance of the appeal.) The meeting is scheduled to run from 2:30 to 3 p.m…

$26.2 million earmarked for increasing internet connectivity

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 2020
DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education today announced that $26.2 million is now available to districts, nonpublic schools, and colleges and universities primarily to increase internet connectivity for students for the 2020-21 school year. Using the Governor’s Emergency Education Rel…

Two Iowa educators named recipients of prestigious science, math awards

Date: 
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…

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