K-12 Education

Mental health screening proposal would connect students, providers

CEDAR RAPIDS — A $2.5 million proposal for a pilot program that would offer mental health screenings in Iowa schools passed a state Senate su ... »

Educators step lightly around political points as state considers new science standard

A proposed new standard for science instruction in Iowa schools for kindergarten through grade 12 would provide more real-world applications to les ... »

At Rockwell event, girls break down engineering stereotypes

If engineering companies want to attract more girls to the field, according to Eastern Iowa eighth graders, holding events like the one they attend ... »

Picking Mr. North Cedar

STANWOOD — Earlier this month, the North Cedar After Prom committee hosted its fifth annual Mr. North Cedar Contest, raising $1,100 f ... »

Cedar Rapids superintendent job attracts more than 20

CEDAR RAPIDS — More than 20 candidates have begun the process for being picked as the next Cedar Rapids Community School District superintend ... »

Iowa City students continue test above national average

IOWA CITY — School board members will receive a report Tuesday showing Iowa City students still are scoring above the national average on st ... »

Forging new bonds

IOWA CITY — In the past few months, the news has been splattered with racially charged incidents involving the police, ranging from t ... »

Report sheds light on school immunization rates

CEDAR RAPIDS — At least 90 percent of students at the majority of public schools in Linn and Johnson counties have received all of the requir ... »

Deputy superintendent leaving Linn-Mar

MARION — Dirk Halupnik, the Linn-Mar Community School District’s deputy superintendent, has accepted a superintendent’s job ne ... »

GOP holds firm to 1.25 percent school funding increase

DES MOINES — The give-and-take over funding levels for Iowa’s public schools continued Tuesday as House Republicans rejected Senate D ... »

Sharpies abound at Anamosa High School

ANAMOSA — If you need a permanent marker, you might want to ask Sarah Nutt and Jaden Oldham.

The longtime friends, who are 14 and fres ... »

Cascade High School wins concert from The Band Perry

CASCADE — School on Presidents Day might seem like drawing a short straw, but students at Cascade High School worked hard for the privilege ... »

State Board of Education hopes for legislative action on new test

After the Iowa Board of Education this week endorsed a new state test for students, the board is hopeful the state Legislature will adopt the recom ... »

Marion school board plans meetings for superintendent search input

MARION — The Marion Independent School District will hold two public forums Tuesday to collect input on its superintendent search.

The ... »

Mixed results for Iowa's children in Iowa Kids Count Report

Introduction: Outlook still tough for some Iowa families

The health and education of Iowa's children has generally improve ... »

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