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Launch of Iowa Education Summit Registration Website

Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds launched a new Iowa Education Summit website that allows interested individuals to register and view a full schedule of events.

Iowa Awards $2.6 Million in School Improvement Grants

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - April 8, 2011 - 12:20

The Iowa Department of Education has selected three schools to receive more than $2.6 million School Improvement Grants (SIG) from the U.S. Department of Education. The fund supports efforts to turn-around low-achieving schools in order to provide more students the opportunity for academic success.

Harkin, Branstad and Glass Introduce Iowa Safe & Supportive Schools Program

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - April 8, 2011 - 07:21

The Iowa Department of Education has released a new video featuring U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, Governor Terry Branstad and Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass introducing the new Iowa Safe & Supportive Schools program.

HS Students Earning Community College Credit Hits Record Level

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - April 4, 2011 - 08:09

The number of high school students earning credit from Iowa's community colleges has hit a record level, according to a report released by the Iowa Department of Education. More than 38,000 Iowa high school students took part in joint enrollment opportunities in 2010, a 14 percent increase over the previous year. These students accounted for more than a quarter of community college enrollment.

Thirty-five Participating in Safe and Supportive Schools Initiative

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - March 30, 2011 - 08:24

Thirty-five Iowa high schools across the state will partner with the Iowa Department of Education to work on solutions to eliminate barriers to learning, including bullying and substance abuse.

Iowa Teacher of the Year Nominations Due April 1

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - March 17, 2011 - 13:44

Iowa is home to thousands of great teachers who make a difference each and every day in our classrooms, and the deadline is fast approaching to recognize the state's top teacher for 2012.

The Iowa Teacher of the Year Award was established in 1958 and is sponsored by the Iowa Department of Education. Nominations for the 2012 Teacher of the Year are due no later than 4:30 PM on Friday, April 1. The nomination form and additional information can be found here.

Iowa Teacher of the Year Nominations Due April 1

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - March 17, 2011 - 13:44

Iowa is home to thousands of great teachers who make a difference each and every day in our classrooms, and the deadline is fast approaching to recognize the state's top teacher for 2012.

The Iowa Teacher of the Year Award was established in 1958 and is sponsored by the Iowa Department of Education. Nominations for the 2012 Teacher of the Year are due no later than 4:30 PM on Friday, April 1. The nomination form and additional information can be found here.

Iowa Teacher of the Year Nominations Due April 1

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - March 17, 2011 - 13:44

Iowa is home to thousands of great teachers who make a difference each and every day in our classrooms, and the deadline is fast approaching to recognize the state's top teacher for 2012.

The Iowa Teacher of the Year Award was established in 1958 and is sponsored by the Iowa Department of Education. Nominations for the 2012 Teacher of the Year are due no later than 4:30 PM on Friday, April 1. The nomination form and additional information can be found here.

Projections Show Public School Enrollment May End 13-Year Decline

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - March 3, 2011 - 11:21

After thirteen years of declining enrollment, the number of students attending public schools in Iowa is expected to see some modest gains over the next five years, according to projections released by the Iowa Department of Education. The projections are used to forecast district changes in enrollment as well as funding for public schools.

Projections Show Public School Enrollment May End 13-Year Decline

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - March 3, 2011 - 11:21

After thirteen years of declining enrollment, the number of students attending public schools in Iowa is expected to see some modest gains over the next five years, according to projections released by the Iowa Department of Education. The projections are used to forecast district changes in enrollment as well as funding for public schools.

Projections Show Public School Enrollment May End 13-Year Decline

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - March 3, 2011 - 11:21

After thirteen years of declining enrollment, the number of students attending public schools in Iowa is expected to see some modest gains over the next five years, according to projections released by the Iowa Department of Education. The projections are used to forecast district changes in enrollment as well as funding for public schools.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Keynote Iowa Education Summit

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - February 25, 2011 - 08:03
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be the keynote speaker at Gov. Terry Branstad’s Iowa Education Summit to be held Monday, July 25, and Tuesday, July 26, in Des Moines.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Keynote Iowa Education Summit

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - February 25, 2011 - 08:03
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be the keynote speaker at Gov. Terry Branstad’s Iowa Education Summit to be held Monday, July 25, and Tuesday, July 26, in Des Moines.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Keynote Iowa Education Summit

Iowa Department of Education News Feed - February 25, 2011 - 08:03
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be the keynote speaker at Gov. Terry Branstad’s Iowa Education Summit to be held Monday, July 25, and Tuesday, July 26, in Des Moines.
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