Education

Parent, VA program manager joins Cedar Rapids school board race

CEDAR RAPIDS — Kristin Janssen, a parent of three who has been active in parent teacher organizations, is running for an at-large seat on th ... »

Parent, former DPO president running for Iowa City school board

IOWA CITY — Shawn Eyestone, a parent and former president of the Iowa City Community School District’s district parent organization, ... »

North Liberty man, CFO at UICCU, announces campaign for Iowa City school board

IOWA CITY — North Liberty resident Todd Fanning hopes to bring his 14 years of experience to the Iowa City school board, announcing Wednesda ... »

Parent, diversity consultant running for Iowa City school board

IOWA CITY — Megan Schwalm, a parent and diversity consultant, is running for the open two-year term on the Iowa City school board, she said ... »

Iowa Board of Regents throw support behind boost in tuition

Despite advocating in the fall for an unprecedented third full year of frozen tuition for resident undergraduates at Iowa’s public universit ... »

Cedar Rapids, Iowa City school board races take shape

When the next Iowa City school board takes office after the Sept. 8 election, five of its seven members could be new.

In a race for five seat ... »

North Liberty ‘womb literacy’ initiative will help expecting parents

NORTH LIBERTY — A new ‘womb literacy’ program at the North Liberty Community Library is aiming to help expecting parents incor ... »

Regents propose 3 percent tuition hike for spring

IOWA CITY — The Board of Regents is considering upping resident undergraduate tuition by 3 percent for the spring 2016 semester, representin ... »

University of Iowa proposes third new residence hall on west side, potentially will cater to athletes

IOWA CITY — One week after dedicating its first new residence hall since 1968, and only months after proposing a second new dormitory on the ... »

Grad and loan default rates at Iowa universities better than most

The nationwide average for students graduating with a higher education degree within six years is just over half, at 55 percent, but Iowa is among ... »

Newstrack: Summer Hawk grant spikes 300-plus percent
Background

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced the Summer Hawk Tuition Grant program in 2013 as part of ... »

Cohenour enters Cedar Rapids school board race

CEDAR RAPIDS — Todd Cohenour, a Cedar Rapids resident and customer service associate whose wife works in the Cedar Rapids Community School D ... »

University of Iowa clinic sees demand for transgender care

IOWA CITY — Providers with the relatively new Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Clinic at the University of Iowa wa ... »

Iowa State plant emergency room looks to prevent unnecessary spraying

AMES — Diseases, insects, and other pests can get in the way of bumper summer crops, lush flower beds, or even the common manicured yard, an ... »

Iowa City school board member Baruah announces resignation

Tuyet Baruah, a two-term member of the Iowa City school board and frequent voice of opposition in board discussions, has resigned effective this Se ... »