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Iowa Department of Education seeks educators to develop online courses

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Thursday, June 10, 2021
The Iowa Department of Education is seeking licensed Iowa educators to develop additional online courses for inclusion in Iowa e-Learning Central (ILC). ILC is being developed as a resource to provide access to courses and tools to support educators as they navigate virtual learning environments and incorporate online …

Location for the State Board of Education retreat and business meeting moved to the Grimes State Office Building

Date: 
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education’s annual retreat and regular business meeting, scheduled for Thursday, June 10, and Friday, June 11, will be held at the Grimes State Office Building, State Board Room (second floor), 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, Iowa. The retreat and meeting were originally to be held i…

State Board of Education to meet June 10-11

Date: 
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education’s annual retreat will take place on Thursday, June 10, and Friday, June 11, will be held at the Grimes State Office Building, State Board Room (second floor), 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, Iowa. The retreat and meeting were originally to be held in Ankeny at Des Moines Ar…

Summer days are here again!

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Northeast Iowa Community College offers CNA training to high school students during the summer semester. What do your summer plans look like? For many kids, summertime means a welcome break, sleeping in and having fun with friends. However, for several Iowa high school students, summer is seen as a valuable…

Magnet schools draw students to their doors, far and wide

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021
What happens when you plop a magnet school down into a lower-income neighborhood? According to data collected by the Cedar Rapids Community School District, good things. Really good things. In fact, officials liked the results they were seeing so much that within the last five years, they have expanded the magnet sc…

Sign up by June 9 for learning loss recovery pilot

Date: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
The Iowa Department of Education would like to share a year-long pilot opportunity with districts around school improvement and learning loss recovery in reading for schools that serve students in grades K-8. The program was developed over the past six years with funding from the U.S. Department of Education and is …

Celebrating successes and preparing for opportunities ahead

Date: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
As we close out this school year, I am grateful for the hard work of our school administrators, educators and staff who pulled together to help our students, families and each other. You found new ideas and inspiration through each challenge and accomplished more than you thought possible. For all of that, and so much …

Iowa Department of Education awards over $1.6 million in therapeutic classroom grants to six school districts

Date: 
Friday, May 28, 2021
DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Education today awarded over $1.6 million in competitive grants to six school districts to establish therapeutic classrooms for learners whose social-emotional or behavioral needs impact their ability to be successful in their current learning environment. “This grant supports…

Getting Iowa e-Learning Central ready for you

Date: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
With the end of the school year quickly approaching, the Iowa Department of Education is providing an update on Iowa e-Learning Central and what educators can expect prior to the start of the 2021-22 school year. Teachers across the state have been busy developing new course content and the Department is on track fo…

From the ground up, students remodel homes, reshape futures: Part II

Date: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Dennis Fleege has a saying he shares with his students, “Expect the unexpected.” As the on-site industrial technology teacher of the Marion Community Build program that renovates old homes for resale, he also said that once you get into construction you never really leave it. On both counts, he knows from what h…

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