Education

Friends of University of Iowa student say he was expelled following online threat referencing Gang Lu shooting

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa's threat assessment team recently investigated a #x201c;concerning comment on social media#x201d; but concluded the ...

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University of Iowa expert says Iowa caucuses could become irrelevant

Iowa's 2016 caucuses are in the books, and one University of Iowa analyst said - in some ways - this year was unlike any other, potentially signaling ...

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Area high school students to lobby for K-12 funding increases

CEDAR RAPIDS - Ever wonder what high school students think of the battle over education funding at the statehouse? Here are a few thoughts shared by J ...

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Linn-Mar puts construction projects out for bid

MARION - The Linn-Mar school board voted Monday to put four key construction projects out for bids.The largest project is a six-classroom addition at ...

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Jefferson High School Academic Decathlon team continues to shine

CEDAR RAPIDS - In Room 38 of the basement of Jefferson High School, students were bent over their binders. They were working on Indian music. Title by ...

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Marion Independent School District likely to hold line on property tax rate

MARION - The Marion Independent School District most likely will be able to hold the line on property taxes for the 2016-17 school year, according to ...

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Obama proposes incentive for better employer-community college relations

CEDAR RAPIDS - In an attempt to make the bonds between business and community college even closer, President Barack Obama is set to propose Tuesday a ...

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University of Iowa research finds black children, as young as 5, face negative stereotypes

A significant body of research exists showing pervasive stereotypes linking black men with violence and criminality, and a group of University of Iowa ...

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University of Iowa recovers lost goat

The University of Iowa has got its goat. Ten days after a goat bolted from a portable carrier outside the UI Research Park, a resident Monday spotted ...

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University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa name new College of Education deans

The University of Iowa has chosen a new dean for its College of Education - Daniel L. Clay, a former UI faculty member and current College of Educatio ...

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Iowa State links media with anti-Muslim ideas

Media outlets across the nation and world daily report on conflicts in the Middle East, violence perpetrated by Islamic terrorist groups, and the spre ...

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Inside the University of Iowa's Dance Marathon: Small steps for a big cause

IOWA CITY - I don't know which hurt more, my legs at Mile 21 of the Chicago Marathon, or my legs at Hour 21 of the University of Iowa Dance Marathon. ...

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Farm to School programs help build local foods infrastructure

IOWA CITY - Each day, the Iowa City Community School District serves more than 8,000 lunches. When the district wants those lunches to include locally ...

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Study: Rethinking how to use farmland

A new Iowa State University study shows significant portions of Iowa farmland lose money in the current era of low commodity prices and high input cos ...

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Kirkwood board to discuss President Mick Starcevich’s plagiarism admission

The Kirkwood Community College board of trustees next week is planning to meet in closed session to discuss a recent report of plagiarism involving th ...

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