Public schools

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 ... »

Cedar Rapids students make overall gains in reading, math

More of the Cedar Rapids Community School District’s students are making the grade when it comes to math and reading.

The results for ... »

Seniors to build home, unity

Kennedy High School’s class of 2015’s last group project will require a lot of supplies, but not the typical pens, pencils and notebo ... »

Iowa City schools to de-emphasize diversity policy in redistricting

IOWA CITY — Administrators in the Iowa City Community School District will make another attempt at drawing new elementary school boundaries, ... »

Cedar Rapids school administrators to shuffle positions

Eight Cedar Rapids Community School District schools will welcome new principals or associate principals July 1:

l Van Buren Elementary Schoo ... »

New Linn-Mar program reaches to include more students in band, orchestra

MARION — Steve Stickney wants to do the right thing. The director of bands at Linn-Mar High School said that was his motivation for proposin ... »

Task force proposed funding model that would take from University of Iowa, give to ISU, UNI

A proposed new and “improved” way of distributing state dollars to Iowa’s three public universities would reduce the Universit ... »

Cedar Rapids schools workshop aims to ‘empower’ parents

Class will be in session Tuesday, May 6 for parents in the Cedar Rapids Community School District.

A dietitian from the Academy of Nutrition ... »