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Iowa Department of Education releases new school performance results

Date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Education today released new results and features in an online school accountability reporting system called the Iowa School Performance Profiles. The website shows: Updated scores and ratings for all public schools based on how they performed on a set of accountability me…

Help ensure no child goes hungry during the summer

Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
DES MOINES – In an effort to head off hunger, the Iowa Department of Education is seeking sponsors for a federally funded program that provides nutritious meals or snacks to children in low-income areas of the state during the summer months. Summer can often mean the opposite of sunshine and fun for more than 200,…

Annual reports on Iowa’s schools and community colleges are now available

Date: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Education today released the latest editions of two annual reports with statewide data and information about Iowa’s schools and community colleges: The Condition of Education report includes data on preschool through 12th grade student populations and demographics, student ach…

Advisory: State Board of Education meets Thursday in Des Moines

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education’s next regular meeting will take place on Thursday, January 23. Board members will meet with legislators from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. at the State Capitol (first-floor rotunda/East and North).  A board work session will begin at 9:15 a.m. at the Grimes State Office …

Input sought on draft plan to meet federal career and technical education law

Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Statewide meetings set for Feb. 6; online feedback accepted through Feb. 13 Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise today announced that the draft of Iowa’s state plan for meeting requirements of the federal Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act is available for public revie…

Gov. Reynolds Launches Public Awareness Campaign to Combat Youth Vaping

Date: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds, Iowa Department of Public Health, and the Iowa Department of Education launched a new vaping awareness and prevention campaign aimed at informing teens about the reality of vaping and its consequences, and helping parents know how to address the issue and protect their kids. …

Gov. Reynolds announces 2020 Iowa Teacher of the Year

Date: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
CEDAR RAPIDS – George Anderson, a 13-year teaching veteran who presents his history classes as hands-on, problem-solving opportunities, is the Iowa Department of Education’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today at Cedar Rapids’ Kennedy High School. “Outstanding educators like George An…

Advisory: State Board of Education meets Wednesday in Des Moines

Date: 
Monday, November 18, 2019
DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education’s next regular meeting will take place on Wednesday, Nov.20, at the Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., in Des Moines. A work session will begin at 8 a.m. in the second-floor State Board Room, followed by the business meeting at 9 a.m. View a copy of the…

Gov. Reynolds, Director Wise issue statements on Iowa’s No. 1 average ACT score

Date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
DES MOINES -- Gov. Kim Reynolds issued the following statement in response to ACT’s national release of assessment results, which show Iowa’s average composite score tied for first in the country among states that tested more than half of students in the Class of 2019: “Iowa’s leading the nation in ACT score…

Iowa’s teacher leadership system shows positive results

Date: 
Thursday, October 24, 2019
New report: More school districts see progress in student achievement and teacher retention DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced that Iowa’s Teacher Leadership and Compensation system continues to strengthen teaching and learning, with more school districts reporting progress meeting their local student achi…

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