- U. Iowa meeting launches major operations review IOWA CITY (AP) -- Iowa regents and outside consultants leading a major review of the state's three public universities are facing pointed questions from anxious University of Iowa employees. A town hall-style meeting in Iowa City on Friday marked the
District to showcase achievements
CLINTON -- The Clinton Community School District will toot its own horn this week during the first ever Clinton Royalty Week. The week-long celebration will feature each school and its recent achievements, as well as the support the district receives
Duncan in NZealand, not ready to discuss US ruling
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday he wasn't ready to discuss the stunning ruling on American college athletics issued while he was traveling to New Zealand.
- Parents, providers seek info about preschooler bus routes CLINTON -- A new busing policy for the Clinton School District has some local residents up in arms for what that means for their children, and how district officials plan on handling their concerns. Some questions arose during Monday's Clinton School
- Clinton High School honor roll Clinton High School's second trimester honor roll Honors 3.0 - 3.499 Austin Anderson, Nicole Andresen, Alyxanderia Archer, Deanna Arioso, Austin Armstrong, Shalaya Austin, Brooke Bahnsen, Trevor Barry, Olivia Bechtel, Alexandra Bell, Lane Boisen, Au
- Answers to enrollment questions sought CLINTON -- A survey of approximately 220 families who open enroll their children out of the Clinton School District continues, and Clinton School Board members haven't reached the results they had hoped for. To this point, about 80 families have resp
- Northeast students honored with nominations GOOSE LAKE -- Two Northeast students earned nominations to perform at the Iowa High School Speech Association's All State Festival, hosted by the University of Northern Iowa, on Monday, March 31. Senior Madeline Schumacher was nominated, for the sec
Illinois schools participate in practice exams
About 125,000 Illinois public school students will be taking practice exams beginning this week to prepare for the new set of learning standards the state is set to adopt next year.
Common Core spawns widespread political fights
More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.
- State PTA meeting is April 5 CEDAR RAPIDS -- Parents, teachers and students from across the state are invited to attend the 114th Iowa PTA Convention, a one-day event featuring several vendors and workshops ranging from PTA Leadership basics to student health and safety. The e
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