Education

Iowa district court judge sides with regents in nurse union lawsuit

A district court judge has sided with the Iowa Board of Regents in a lawsuit accusing it of breaking the law by failing to recognize a contractual agr ...

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Kirkwood Community College to name new president Thursday

Cedar Rapids' 51-year-old Kirkwood Community College on Thursday will announce its selection for who will succeed outgoing President Mick Starcevich a ...

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Washington High students join ‘Write for Rights’ campaign

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids high school students were some of thousands who penned letters to governments around the world last week on behalf of impr ...

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Job growth in Iowa is mostly in T of STEM

Iowa's government has collaborated since 2011 with the state's businesses and educators to encourage students of all ages to pursue courses and career ...

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Iowa higher education braces for tax overhaul consequences

Changes from Washington are coming to Iowa's higher education institutions and those they serve, and campuses are bracing for - if not protesting - th ...

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If you go: Cedar Rapids school board meeting

The Cedar Rapids school board is set to hear a facilities proposal Monday that would impact all 21 of the Cedar Rapids Community School District's ele ...

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New University of Iowa medical leader optimistic in face of unknown

IOWA CITY - Dominating the vista from walls of windows in a Kinnick Stadium press box, an illuminated University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospi ...

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As Cedar Rapids school plan jelled, public voices ebbed

CEDAR RAPIDS - For more than a year, members of a Cedar Rapids school system committee met to develop a sweeping facilities plan that would affect sch ...

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Forest City teacher who made racist remarks resigns

FOREST CITY - The Forest City third-grade teacher who made racist comments during an online broadcast of a Forest City-Eagle Grove boys' basketball ga ...

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Two Cedar Rapids schools placed on ‘limited lockdown’ Friday

CEDAR RAPIDS - Two Cedar Rapids schools were placed on partial lockdown Friday after a driver fled an abandoned vehicle with a gun found near it.Pierc ...

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Regents approve University of Northern Iowa paying $2.4M for bookstore

A request from the University of Northern Iowa to pay $2.4 million for a privately owned bookstore that has been serving its Cedar Falls campus for 80 ...

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University of Iowa to honor donors with UI Stanley Museum of Art renaming

The University of Iowa will name a new home for its renowned, nearly 50-year-old art museum for Dick and Mary Jo Stanley of Muscatine, who have commit ...

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Job overseeing University of Iowa’s vast nursing staff still open

IOWA CITY - After spending more than $140,000 on a consultant and 18 months of searching, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has yet to hire ...

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Preschool struggles to stay in southwest Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - For two decades, Trinity Lane Preschool has operated out of a brick building on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids.But with the buildin ...

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First grief, then questions about teen’s death at Iowa Mennonite School

IOWA CITY - The family of an Iowa City teen who died Friday after being injured at Iowa Mennonite School in Kalona will grieve first, then ask questio ...

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