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Articles from 03/2019

Schools honored for creating safe, positive environments

Thursday, March 7, 2019
The Iowa Department of Education has awarded schools statewide for their work on implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). PBIS is a multi-tiered system of support for behavior and provides the framework for teachers to provide and monitor prevention and intervention practices. The schools'…

Iowa’s TLC: The nation has taken notice

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
It’s said the best form of flattery is imitation. Well, Iowa, feel flattered. That’s because the state’s Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) system is catching the attention of states across the nation. Lora Rasey knows this well. Rasey, a TLC consultant at the Iowa Department of Education, has fielded c…

Schools across Iowa celebrate National School Breakfast Week

Monday, March 4, 2019
To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available for school breakfast, schools across the country will celebrate National School Breakfast Week, which is March 4-8. This year’s theme, “Start Your Engines,” reminds the entire school community that school breakfast provides a healthy…

The first female U.S. attorney lived in….Iowa

Monday, March 4, 2019
Arabella Mansfield was a trailblazer all her life. The Iowan was admitted to the Iowa Bar in 1869. While that may seem like an insignificant fact, it is, in fact, significant: Mansfield was the first woman in the United States to become an attorney. It wasn’t without challenge, literally. Indeed, at the time, the …


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