Iowa

Despite difficult budget circumstances, Iowa lawmakers were able to provide a modest boost for education programs, including community colleges and early-childhood education.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, visited an elementary school last week that is demonstrating a growing trend in physical education.
April 29, 2009 – Education Week
School officials are working to cope with the aftermath of the raid that left some students' parents in custody and tensions high in the local Latino community.
May 21, 2008 | Updated: May 4, 2016 – Education Week
Newly approved $75 million will help move the state closer to its goal of reaching the median national salary.
May 21, 2008 – Education Week
Legislation should endure that children's needs are considered when their parents are arrested in raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enfocement agents, a California congresswoman said yesterday.
May 20, 2008 – Education Week (Web)
Legislators in Iowa have approved a new statewide curriculum mandate that has some private school advocates alarmed.
May 7, 2008 – Education Week
The U.S. Department of Education says that more than half of all colleges enroll high school students in courses for college credit.
April 9, 2008 – Education Week
March 17, 2008 – Digital Directions

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