K-12 Education

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 ... »

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 ... »

ACT report: College readiness remains flat among low-income students

The percentage of low-income students who met college-readiness benchmarks on the ACT exam last year remained flat from the year before, according ... »

Mistrial in Lisbon school district negligence case over bullying

CEDAR RAPIDS — A civil case ended in a mistrial Tuesday after the former Lisbon Community School District student who is suing the district ... »

Eastern Iowa organizations partner to provide school supplies for children in need

When students go back to school next month, many will have new backpacks and school supplies they might not otherwise have been able to afford.

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Iowa City schools consider expediting designs for Hoover land after parent questions

The Iowa City Community School District could spend between $374,000 and $484,000 this year on designs for the site of Hoover Elementary School &#x ... »

New Linn-Mar Superintendent pledges to listen to community

MARION — New Superintendent Quintin Shepherd, at his first official school board meeting this week, pledged to be visible, approachable and ... »

Math, science proficiency fall in Cedar Rapids schools

CEDAR RAPIDS — Proficiency in math continued a four-year decline, while the rate for science saw a slight drop and that for reading remained ... »

DNR: Asbestos regulations not followed at Washington High School

CEDAR RAPIDS — Workers at Washington High School did not follow the correct procedures for containing and removing asbestos, leading to its r ... »

Four area school districts welcome new superintendents

Four Corridor school districts — Cedar Rapids, Linn-Mar, Marion and Solon — have new superintendents this week, after three former su ... »

Optimism from all sides on No Child Left Behind education overhaul

CEDAR RAPIDS — Sen. Joni Ernst is optimistic the Senate will approve a rewrite of No Child Left behind, the nation’s main education b ... »

Asbestos investigation to close Washington HS until end of week

CEDAR RAPIDS — An asbestos investigation and related action will keep Washington High School closed for the remainder of the week, according ... »

Veto puts Corridor schools in budget pinch

CEDAR RAPIDS — Gov. Terry Branstad's decision late last week to ... »

New STEM building at Clear Creek Amana to open in August

TIFFIN — Cade Gallagher wants to be an architect.

But ask him what he wants to do after graduation — or what architects usually ... »

Iowa City schools to adjust staffing based on new formula

IOWA CITY — Some Iowa City school aides, secretaries and administrators will be placed in different buildings this fall as part of a new sta ... »