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Articles from 10/2019

Director Wise announces Career and Technical Education Advisory Council

Monday, October 14, 2019
DES MOINES – Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise today announced a new advisory council to provide input on the development of Iowa’s state plan required under the federal Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Commonly referred to as Perkins V, the federal law reautho…

An education for students, support for local farmers: Serving up local fare

Friday, October 11, 2019
Union Community School District in the northeast part of the state celebrated Iowa Local Food Day by serving meals packed with locally grown foods. Over 750 Union students had the opportunity to enjoy a school lunch that includes locally sourced ground beef, roasted butternut squash, and apples. “We are excited to…

Hard-to-fill jobs? Get on your game plan

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Community comes together to grow – and keep – talent  Students from area colleges who participated in the IT networking career fair learned about the wide range of IT career opportunities available in Northeast Iowa. DUBUQUE – It’s one thing to grow and produce information technology (IT)…

Want to double breakfast-participation rates? Try this

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
A second chance at nearly anything is often the exception, not the rule. However, for middle and high school students in the East Union Community School District, when it comes to breakfast, second chances are a way of life. While the district continues to serve a regularly scheduled breakfast before school, for the pa…

775 Iowa high school students awarded state seal of biliteracy

Thursday, October 3, 2019
DES MOINES – In the first year since the state of Iowa launched its Biliteracy Seal aimed at high school students who are proficient in more than one language, 775 students earned the seal during the last school year. The seal is given by school districts to recognize students who have attained proficiency in Engl…


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