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The Heartland Area Education Agency in Iowa is helping school districts adopt the framework as good instructional practice.
January 23, 2008 – Education Week
Gov. Culver proposed in his annual speech to lawmakers a $5 million Science, Technology, and Engineering and Math Center at the University of Northern Iowa, arguing that the investment would help double the number of math and science teachers in the state's public schools.
January 23, 2008 – Education Week
The commercials, paid for by Strong American Schools, will begin airing Friday in the Des Moines market.
August 3, 2007 – Education Week
Addressing teachers and education advocates in Iowa, the Democratic presidential candidate pledged to give public schools the resources needed to properly educate children.
August 1, 2007 – Education Week
Iowa and Ohio will be allowed to use the growth of individual students’ achievement to comply with federal accountability rules.
June 6, 2007 – Education Week
Iowa schools will require dental screenings, despite concerns about follow-up.
May 23, 2007 – Education Week
The measure would increase average pay—currently $42,900 annually—by $5,000 over the next two school years.
May 9, 2007 – Education Week
But neighboring schools are not amused by the ploy.
March 14, 2007 – Education Week
In his first budget address last week, Iowa Gov. Chet Culver called for nearly $190 million in new spending on education in fiscal 2008
February 7, 2007 – Education Week
Gov. Tom Vilsak has signed a fiscal 2007 budget that boosts education spending as part of an effort to help Iowa regain its status as a national leader in student achievement.
June 21, 2006 – Education Week

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