Public schools

Dying to learn

STANWOOD — At 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 18th North Cedar science teacher Jay Fetzer was murdered in his classroom.

It was up to his eig ... »

Iowa lieutenant governor announces award aimed to encourage STEM teaching

DES MOINES — Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday announced a new award program designed to spur more interest in teaching math, science, en ... »

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 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 ... »

Learning and selling

STANWOOD — Yearbook ad sales got started on Sept. 12th in the towns of Lowden, Wheatland, Clarence and Tipton.

The North Cedar ... »

Cedar Rapids PPEL officially passes by 31 votes

CEDAR RAPIDS — A very close election to increase the Cedar Rapids school district’s physical plant and equipment levy, or PPEL, appea ... »

Jammed ballot scanners forces recounts of 3,155 votes in Cedar Rapids PPEL election

CEDAR RAPIDS — Jammed ballot scanners have prompted the Linn County Auditor's Office to call for a recount at two polling places, where 3,155 ... »

Cedar Rapids schools may shift models for mental health services

If Cedar Rapids school board members approve new agreements with the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Abbe Center for Community Ment ... »

Three school elections slated for Sept. 9

Friday marked the deadline for school district representatives in Linn County to file paperwork with the Auditor’s Office to get on the ball ... »

Linn-Mar superintendent to retire

MARION — Linn-Mar Superintendent Katie Mulholland will retire next year after leading one of the state’s fastest-growing school distr ... »

Private, community colleges get greener

Climate change and other environmental concerns are threatening both the quality of life and pocketbooks of Iowans — and the region’s ... »