If Cedar Rapids school board members approve new agreements with the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Abbe Center for Community Mental Health, school-based therapy largely will be replaced in favor of assessments and consultations.< [...]continue »
Friday marked the deadline for school district representatives in Linn County to file paperwork with the Auditor’s Office to get on the ballot for the Sept. 9 special election date.
As of Friday morning, two area districts are slated [...]continue »
MARION — Linn-Mar Superintendent Katie Mulholland will retire next year after leading one of the state’s fastest-growing school districts for more than a decade.
Mulholland, 66, filed a formal retirement request at Monday night [...]continue »
Climate change and other environmental concerns are threatening both the quality of life and pocketbooks of Iowans — and the region’s private and community colleges are no exception.
That’s why many schools, including C [...]continue »
More of the Cedar Rapids Community School District’s students are making the grade when it comes to math and reading.
The results for the 2013-14 Iowa Assessments, released earlier this summer, show that 74 percent of district test-ta [...]continue »
Kennedy High School’s class of 2015’s last group project will require a lot of supplies, but not the typical pens, pencils and notebooks.
The 439 soon-to-be seniors will spend their final year fundraising and building a home f [...]continue »
IOWA CITY — Administrators in the Iowa City Community School District will make another attempt at drawing new elementary school boundaries, this time with less emphasis on the district’s controversial diversity policy.
School [...]continue »
Eight Cedar Rapids Community School District schools will welcome new principals or associate principals July 1:
l Van Buren Elementary School Principal Cindy Stock will become Grant Wood Elementary School’s principal.
l Kent Ry [...]continue »
MARION — Steve Stickney wants to do the right thing. The director of bands at Linn-Mar High School said that was his motivation for proposing the Music Connects program, a pilot announced earlier this month.
“Looking to the fu [...]continue »
A proposed new and “improved” way of distributing state dollars to Iowa’s three public universities would reduce the University of Iowa’s allocation and boost funding to Iowa State University and the University of North [...]continue »
Class will be in session Tuesday, May 6 for parents in the Cedar Rapids Community School District.
A dietitian from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, which bills itself online as “the world’s largest organizat [...]continue »
IOWA CITY — After years of being on parents’ wish lists, the formation of a magnet school is now a real possibility in the Iowa City Community School District.
District administrators in recent days developed an idea to turn T [...]continue »
CEDAR RAPIDS — A Monday work session shed light on where Cedar Rapids Community School District administrators hope to find almost $6 million to eliminate from the fiscal year continue »
On April 15, a little more than a week ago, bomb threats were reported at Anamosa High School and at Benton Community middle/high school.
Earlier in the month, a potential violent threat against Kennedy High School, in the Cedar Rapids Commu [...]continue »