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Articles from 05/2019

Iowa students named presidential scholars

Date: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Four Iowa students have been named U.S. Presidential Scholars. They are: Astoria Chao, Cedar Falls, Cedar Falls High School  Colin McDonald, Tiffin, McDonald Home School Jaxon Mullinnix, Lone Tree, Lone Tree High School Megan Niewoehner, Hawkeye, Sumner-Fredericksburg High School Chao and McDonald…

New survey: How is Iowa meeting needs of students with dyslexia?

Date: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Education stakeholders are encouraged to take a survey about how Iowa is meeting the needs of students with dyslexia. The Iowa Department of Education is teaming up with the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital to distribute the survey on behalf of the Iowa Dyslexia Task Force. The task force was es…

Measles are here. Educate yourself.

Date: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019
In light of the two confirmed cases of measles in northwestern Iowa, school leaders may want more information on what they can do to be proactive in their schools to address parent concerns and preventative measures. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) presented a webinar on April 15 for Iowa school nurses. …

What works? This TLC conference will fill you in!

Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
What works? This TLC conference will fill you in! TLC: What Works. That title is an apt description of a July 16 conference in Des Moines, which will closely examine best practices for the state’s Teacher Leadership and Compensation program. In its sixth year in Iowa, TLC was designed to reward effective teache…

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