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Articles from 09/2018

Advisory: State Board of Education meets Thursday in Waterloo and Cedar Falls

Date: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The Iowa State Board of Education’s next regular meeting will take place on Thursday, September 13, at locations in Waterloo and Cedar Falls. A work session will begin at 8 a.m. at Lou Henry Elementary School (Room 310), 312 Rachael Street, in Waterloo. The board’s business meeting will begin at 10 a.m. at Centr…

Educators named for excellence in math, science teaching

Date: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Six Iowa educators have been named state finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The three math finalists are: Natalie Franke, 2nd grade, Brookview Elementary, Waukee Deborah Little, 4th grade, Denver Elementary, Denver Chris Mathews, 4th grade, East Elemen…

Director Wise: Iowa has a dramatic shift in reading results

Date: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
For the third year in a row, Iowa has made progress in improving the reading skills of students in kindergarten through third grade, it was announced this morning at Cornell Elementary in the Saydel Community School District. Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise delivered these remarks during the press confe…

Gov. Reynolds announces Iowa schools continue to make progress in reading

Date: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
A new early literacy blueprint for teachers will help support this work DES MOINES – For the third year in a row, Iowa has made progress in improving the reading skills of students in kindergarten through third grade, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today, along with a new early literacy blueprint to strengthen teache…

Director Wise convenes team to recommend physical education and health standards for schools

Date: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
DES MOINES – Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise today announced members of a new team that will review and recommend statewide standards for physical education and health. The Physical Education and Health Standards Review Team will meet for the first time Thursday, Sept. 6. The team was created in re…

Students: Apply for Senate Youth Program

Date: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Students are urged to apply for the United States Senate Youth Program, which is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. The annual program will be held in Washington, D.C., from March 2-9, 2019. Two student leaders from each state, the D…

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