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Articles from 06/2018

Suspensions, expulsions: What we’re getting wrong

Date: 
Monday, June 11, 2018
Forty percent of all the students who are suspended or expelled in Illinois are infants and toddlers. And 53 percent of all students who are expelled in North Dakota are in the same age group. Ruminate on that for a minute. Infants and toddlers. While many of us are gobsmacked by such statistics, consider that bo…

Looking for a summer food program near you?

Date: 
Friday, June 8, 2018
Summer food programs for students up to age 18 are in full swing throughout Iowa. Don’t know where to find the closest site? We have you covered. Food sites offer lunch and, in some cases, breakfasts. For those with smart phones, text “food” or “comida” to 877-877. It will then ask you to enter your cit…

3 people join State Board of Education

Date: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Joshua Byrnes, Kimberly Wayne, and Fez Zafar (student member) have joined the State Board of Education. The State Board is made up of nine voting members who serve six-year terms and one non-voting student member who serves up to a two-year term. Joshua Byrnes Joshua Byrnes of Osage is the general manager of Osag…

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