Education

Mid-Prairie school district builds new home for homeschool program

KALONA — For Iowa residents unfamiliar with homeschool education, the idea of a school district constructing a new facility for homeschool s ... »

University of Iowa sees 11 early presidential applicants

IOWA CITY — To date, 11 people have formally applied to be the next University of Iowa president, and 16 people have said they plan to do so ... »

With departure of five employees, Iowa Regents office loses 94 years of experience

The board that governs Iowa’s public universities and special schools is parting ways with at least five office staff members, resulting in ... »

Branstad names Wise new Iowa Department of Education director

DES MOINES — The man second-in-charge of the Iowa Department of Education was promoted Tuesday to replace former director Brad Buck, who bec ... »

Two Cedar Rapids elementary schools to share principal in administrative shift

CEDAR RAPIDS — Two elementary schools will share a principal this school year, and the Cedar Rapids Community School District will have a ne ... »

University of Iowa Health Care eyes ‘fast track’ medical degrees, more research funding

IOWA CITY — Innovation is central to the University of Iowa Health Care enterprise — not only in areas of research, but in policy, pr ... »

UI finance professor to run for Iowa City school board

IOWA CITY — Brian Richman, a finance professor at the University of Iowa and the parent of two Hoover Elementary School students, will run f ... »

Jury finds no political discrimination in case involving former University of Iowa employee

After six years of appeals and trials in the discrimination case involving former University of Iowa employee Teresa Wagner, a jury has found the f ... »

Free summer meals available to Iowa kids in need

CEDAR RAPIDS — By the end of this summer, the Iowa Department of Education expects to distribute a million meals and snacks to kids in Iowa ... »

Springville student heads to Naval Academy

The moment Andrew Lorimer found out he was accepted into his dream college wasn’t exactly what he had imagined.

Instead of celebrating ... »

University of Iowa Graduate College to see leadership shake-up

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa Graduate College is changing its leadership structure — replacing its three associate deans with j ... »

Presidential hopefuls rent Iowa meeting rooms, police — even firetrucks

IOWA CITY — Many Iowa cities, universities and community colleges are glad to let political candidates use public assembly halls, security se ... »

University of Iowa appoints new athletics rep

The University of Iowa has a new “faculty athletics representative” to, among other things, advise the president on athletics issues, ... »

ISU expert predicts potential fallout from swap out of popular (artificial) food additives

AMES — A growing cohort of consumers these days don’t want Yellow 6, Titanium dioxide, and other artificial flavors, colors, and pres ... »

Common application for Iowa, ISU, UNI set to go live next week

Come next week, all new U.S. high school graduates wanting to apply to more than one of Iowa’s public universities will be able to do so usi ... »