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Third, it is the Iowa Department of Education's job to uphold and implement the law, not fight against it. Kudos to the Department for responding to the needs of homeschoolers. Fourth, homeschooling is not dangerous. The vast, vast majority (like almost all) parents who pull their children out of school don't ...
Ryan Wise, director of the Iowa Department of Education, stopped at Ar-We-Va Community schools Tuesday with Iowa's teacher of the year, Shelly Vroegh. Their visit to Ar-We-Va included meetings with the district's "teacher leaders." The Teacher Leadership and Compensation System trains teachers as ...

Open enrollment out of the Ottumwa district has increased every year since 2009 while enrollment into the Ottumwa district has steadily declined, according to Iowa Department of Education numbers. The district has had a net deficit of more than 200 students since 2014-15. That number soared to 320.4 ...
It received the 2017 Breaking Barriers to Teaching and Learning Award from the Iowa Department of Education for reducing the achievement gap of students with an individualized education program on the Iowa Assessments. A central part of Estep's job is making "those decisions daily on what's best for ...
GRUNDY CENTER - A few years ago, the Iowa Department of Education rolled out a new program - the Iowa school Report Card - that aims to assess the performance of each educational facility in Iowa. These assessments are made based on several different factors, including: proficiency (in reading ...
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A Dubuque school Board committee is discussing the future of Iowa's only elementary charter school. Prescott Elementary School is open to students anywhere in the district and doesn't have to follow the teaching methods of the rest of the district. The school is in the ...

Based on each school's performance over two years, the Iowa Department of Education gives one of six ratings from priority to exceptional. Rating assignments are determined by where each school falls on a 100-point scale. For 10 Waterloo Community schools' buildings, that number increased from 2016 ...
The grading system, run by the Iowa Department of Education, evaluates and rates each elementary, middle and high school on a six-tier scale based on ... Gausman said it is important to remember student achievement is measured in many ways, and the Iowa Department of Education report card is one ...
The school accountability system, run by the Iowa Department of Education, relies primarily on statewide assessment test scores and classifies public schools -- from the highest to lowest categories -- as exceptional, high-performing, commendable, acceptable, needs improvement or priority. Compared ...
Graduate Alonna Turner dances before crossing the stage to receive her diploma during the Davenport Central high school commencement ceremony Sunday, June 4, at the iWireless Center in Moline. Camera: Canon EOS-1D X; Lens: EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM at 200mm; Exposure: 1/320 SEC f/4.0; ISO ...
Public and private schools use the resources, but in order for home school students to have access to the classes, they have to be dual enrolled with a public or private school, meaning families have to follow more school curriculum guidelines at home. But the Iowa Department of Education wants to get rid ...
In a press release, Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise said education needs to remain a priority in the state. "These results reinforce the need to continue moving forward with the bold education initiatives Iowa has put in place to strengthen instruction and prepare students for success in high ...
The U.S. Department of education issue final regulations on June 30, according to the Iowa Department of Education in a summary provided to the Iowa Board of Education. The changes made by the Every student Succeeds Act "represent a practice change for many Iowa educators," the state agency said.
On Monday the Newton Community school District board will meet for the last time in 2017. Board members will discuss the recently released Iowa Report Card results. Created by the Iowa Department of Education, the report card is a measuring tool that rates the performance of each public school in the ...
Iowa -- The yearly Iowa school rankings provided by the Iowa Department of Education came out this week, but not as many schools received high marks. The Des Moines Register reports declining math and reading scores on state exams last spring are to blame. There are six rankings: exceptional, ...
The grading system, run by the Iowa Department of Education, evaluates and rates each elementary, middle and high school on a six-tier scale based on test scores and other standardized measurements. The system was developed to meet a state legislative requirement, so parents, school officials and ...
The Iowa Department of Education today released the latest results of the Iowa school Report Card, a web-based school ratings system. The Iowa School Report Card, which was launched in 2015 as part of a state legislative requirement, rates public schools on some measures of achievement.

The school accountability system, run by the Iowa Department of Education, relies primarily on statewide assessment test scores and classifies public schools -- from the highest to lowest categories -- as exceptional, high-performing, commendable, acceptable, needs improvement or priority. Compared ...
IEP stands for individualized education program which is a written statement for a child with disability that describes the student's special educational program, according to the Iowa Department of Education. An IEP spells out, among other things, the special education services, activities and supports each ...
Iowa requires twice-yearly inspections of school buses, and schools must practice emergency drills with students and drivers at least twice a year, said Staci Hupp, a spokeswoman for the Iowa Department of Education. Drivers and students practice evacuating buses amid different scenarios -- at a railroad ...
CLINTON -- The Iowa Department of Education has released its 2017 Iowa School Report Card, rating state public schools, including Gateway-area institutions, on several measures of achievement. In the report card system, schools are graded based on areas such as math and reading proficiency, ...
Council Bluffs Community school District no longer has a school rated as a "Priority" by the Iowa Department of Education. The Iowa School Report Cards are based on student proficiency in math and reading, student academic growth, narrowing achievement gaps among students, college and career ...
The Iowa Department of Education released the latest results of the Iowa school Report Card Wednesday. The report card includes student proficiency rates in math and reading, student academic growth, narrowing achievement gaps among students, college and career readiness, student attendance, ...
In Iowa's Class of 2016, 91.3 percent of the students graduated in four years, according to a release from the Iowa Department of Education. The only other state with a rate greater than 90 percent was New Jersey at 90.1, according to a report from the National Center for education Statistics. Nebraska did ...
CLINTON -- The Clinton school District After School Program is continuing to receive solid reviews for its initiatives to provide academic and behavior assistance for area students. According to program director Loras Osterhaus, the Iowa Department of Education recently performed a comprehensive site ...
According to a letter from Dianne Chadwick, Ed.D., Administrative Consultant for student Assessment, Coordinator of NAEP and International Assessments, Bureau of Information and Analysis, Iowa Department of Education, the information compiled by Murray resulted in Tilford Elementary school being ...
Angi Hoyer (second on left), principal, talks with Stacy Wacek (from left), Title 1 teacher, Katie Cater, 2nd grade teacher, and Danielle ...
The Iowa Department of Education has 90 more days to respond to a petition demanding changes in rules governing the seclusion and ...
He received a school business official authorization from the Iowa Department of Education in 2015 and is a 2016 graduate of the School ...
Larry Bice, Iowa Department of Education Administrative Consultant for educator Preparedness, said shortages of Spanish teachers are most ...
IA Dept. of Ed to investigate CR schools. The Iowa Department of Education will investigate the Cedar Rapids School district's use of seclusion rooms.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Iowa Department of Education will investigate the Cedar Rapids Community school District's use of ...
The Iowa Department of Education has been granted a three-month extension to respond to a request to revise state rules for secluding and ...
The Iowa Department of Education will reimburse the district $68.13 per credit hour for arts and sciences classes and $103.68 per credit hour ...
... in 22 states and were developed by an alliance of national arts and arts education groups, according to the Iowa Department of Education.
Winners are chosen by a committee that includes representatives of the Iowa Department of Education, the Iowa State education Association, ...
Adam Gregg and Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise also spoke favorably about Iowa's teacher Leadership and Compensation ...
The ACLU of Iowa and six Iowa attorneys filed a petition in June asking the Iowa Department of Education to revise rules for secluding and ...
In a news release, the Iowa Department of Education characterized the recommendations as "motivating," not mandating, schools to expand ...
Bracken, of Ahlers and Cooney law firm in Des Moines, told the board last week that the Iowa Department of Education has recently ruled that ...
The districts submitted certified enrollment figures to the Iowa Department of Education Sunday. Lewis Central's certified enrollment of 2,874 ...
... continues to make sure every student is prepared for success in and beyond school," said Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise.
According to the Iowa Department of Education's online version of Chapter 103, the area of confinement and detention should be of ...
The Iowa Department of Education in September released the final draft of the state's Every student Succeeds Act (ESSA) accountability plan ...
A vendor that lost a bid to develop Iowa's new standardized tests is challenging the Iowa Department of Education's decision. Pearson, an ...
The Director of the Iowa Department of Education, Dr. Ryan Wise, says he has been traveling the state and visiting school districts since he was ...
A report released by the Iowa Department of Education highlights key findings since the early literacy law was adopted by the Iowa Legislature ...
... are living in emergency or transitional shelters; or awaiting foster care placement," according to the Iowa Department of Education website.
The Iowa Department of Education referred questions on the Pearson appeal to the state's department of administrative services. An official for ...
The Iowa Department of Education last week announced the winning bidder for new statewide assessments of student progress in English ...


 

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