IASB collects and compiles news clips as a service to members, to help Iowa school leaders stay in the loop on education-related news and learn from other districts' successes and challenges.

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Breaking News from November 26–December 2, 2022

Iowa News

Statewide/Southeast Polk
Southeast Polk Teacher Wins Iowa Department of Education’s Annual Award

Iowa School Performance Profiles Released

Resources Needed for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing Students

Op-Ed: Governor’s Education Plan Sacrifices Needs of Many for Needs of Few


Op-Ed: School Choice, but Who Gets To Choose?

Op-Ed: The Problems With ‘School Choice'

Op-Ed: Rural Iowa Should Brace for School Vouchers

Principal: Student Brings Unloaded Gun to Ankeny Middle School

Ankeny Schools Finishes Investigation Into Spring Drag Show

Education Leaders Recognized for Commitment To Learning and Leadership

Cedar Falls
Search Narrows for Central Rivers Area Education Agency Chief Administrator

Central Springs
Central Springs Schools Sees Increased Certified Enrollment, Open Enroll Out

Surveys Reveal School District Challenges, Strengths

Council Bluffs
Palisades’ Sundae Fun Day: Students Rewarded for Successful Fundraiser

Des Moines
Des Moines Public Schools Officials Struggle To Meet Growing Needs of District Families

Edgewood-Colesburg/Maquoketa Valley
Ed-Co, Maquoketa Valley Will Share Superintendent

Fort Madison
FMCSD School Board and Superintendent Receive Statewide Award

Hamburg Board Approves SBRC Improvement Plan


Hawarden Library Provides Safe After School Spot

Iowa City
What Does Information Technology in Schools Look Like Today?

Iowa City
Iowa City Community School District Five-year Strategic Plan To Increase Proficiency in Schools

Iowa City
Iowa City Schools Not Considering Four-day Week in 2023-24 School Calendar

Iowa City
Iowa City Community School District Officially Initiates President, Other Positions

Missouri Valley

Iowa Western Formally Opens Regional Career Academy in Missouri Valley

Muscatine Community College Closes Main Campus Due to Threat

Prairie Lakes AEA Earns Full Accreditation


Sibley Students Gather Food Donations

Sibley-Ocheyedan Teacher Must Be Reinstated

Solon School District Asks Voters To Approve $25 Million Bond Vote

Spirit Lake
Northwest Iowa School District Votes to Arm Staff

Spirit Lake
Spirit Lake Police Chief Has Concerns About School Safety Plan

Spirit Lake
Op-Ed: Good People Making Bad Gun Decisions


School Officials Frustrated by Resignations

Recent News from November 5–11, 2022

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