Education

Changing the ‘rape culture’

IOWA CITY — As an undergraduate at the University of Iowa in 2003, Kira Pasquesi became a victim of sex assault. She told friends. And those ... »

Expense totals drop for Board of Regents consultant

IOWA CITY — In the three weeks from March 29 to April 19, a consulting firm hired by the Board of Regents to conduct an efficiency review of ... »

Cedar Rapids team selected for national education program

By Kiran Sood, We Create Here

CEDAR RAPIDS — A team led by district superintendent David Benson and Education Association President Ta ... »

Harrison Elementary School students get set for new northwest Cedar Rapids rec center

CEDAR RAPIDS — Harrison Elementary School students got a firsthand look Thursday at where the city’s $4.4 million northwest Cedar Rap ... »

Cedar Rapids, Iowa City school districts join Center for Equity

Launched in late July, the team at the Creative Corridor Center for Equity is raising funds to create a plan for four area school districts to achi ... »

Iowa schools offer Iowa-only aid

CEDAR RAPIDS - Attention Iowa high school students: the colleges and universities in this state — all of them — want you.

And t ... »

Regents, presidents ask Iowa lawmakers to support new funding metrics

IOWA CITY — In a letter to the Iowa General Assembly, Board of Regents representatives and presidents from Iowa’s public universities ... »

University of Iowa students: Ending sexual violence is ‘on us’

IOWA CITY — Dozens of students crossing the University of Iowa campus on Tuesday halted their course at an unassuming table to sign a clipbo ... »

Johnson County officials to discuss Iowa City Schools request to address issues

IOWA CITY — Elected officials across Johnson County plan to deliberate on the Iowa City Community School District’s request for local ... »

University of Iowa named ‘bike friendly’ for efforts to support bicycling

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa junior Andrew Hirst said he learned fast that getting across campus and navigating Iowa City was best done by ... »

University of Iowa professor witnesses epicenter of Hong Kong protests

IOWA CITY — The student-led, pro-democracy protests now in their fifth week in Chinese-controlled Hong Kong have been mostly peaceful. But U ... »

Regent majority supports freezing tuition

IOWA CITY — A majority of the nine members of the Board of Regents have expressed support for an unprecedented third straight tuition freeze ... »

Three Regents support University of Iowa undergraduate tuition freeze

IOWA CITY — In an about-face of an original proposal to increase tuition, three members of the Board of Regents — including President ... »

Iowa City school district asks area officials to work on housing issues

IOWA CITY — Using discussion on the Iowa City Community School District’s diversity policy as a springboard, the district’s bo ... »

Tuition freeze enters political fray for Iowa governor candidates

DES MOINES — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch said Thursday he opposes a “surprise” tuition increase on students ... »

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