Education

UPDATE: Hawk Alert for gas leak canceled

UPDATE: The Hawk Alert has been canceled.------------IOWA CITY - A Hawk Alert has been issued for a natural gas leak near Burge Hall on the University ...

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Teacher Feature: Charlie Goetzinger, Jefferson High School

CEDAR RAPIDS - Jefferson High School science teacher Charlie Goetzinger loves teaching advanced science students, where #x201c;every kid wants to be t ...

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Iowa sends Every Student Succeeds Act plan to U.S. Department of Education

DES MOINES - Iowa officials submitted their plan to meet new education standards under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act to the U.S. Department o ...

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Searches for Iowa State, Board of Regents leadership advance

A 21-member search committee charged with sifting through the 64 candidates to become Iowa State University's next president will interview eight semi ...

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Eastern Iowa private colleges find encouraging news in fall enrollment reports

Even as the University of Iowa and Iowa State University look to slow years of record-setting enrollment growth, many of Iowa's private colleges conti ...

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Iowa regents asking for $12 million solely for resident, undergrad aid

IOWA CITY - Iowa's public universities typically ask lawmakers for #x201c;general#x201d; fund resources to be used for #x201c;general#x201d; purposes ...

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Kirkwood seeks tutors for growing programs

CEDAR RAPIDS - Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids is seeking tutors for reading, writing and basic math in Linn, Johnson and Washington counti ...

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The anatomy of a failed bond: Why Linn-Mar voters weren’t convinced by district’s needs

MARION - Had enough residents in the Linn-Mar school district voted earlier this week for an $80 million bond issue, properties there would have faced ...

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Write-in candidate Diana Zrudsky wins Marion school board seat

MARION - Diana Zrudsky, a 67-year-old retired teacher with more than 35 years of experience in the classroom, was elected to the Marion Independent Sc ...

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Cassini space craft to bid adieu, directed on a crash course with Saturn with University of Iowa instrument on board

IOWA CITY - Life could exist on Saturn's Enceladus moon, an icy #x201c;ocean world#x201d; hiding salt water beneath its crust. It also could exist on ...

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Iowa State to get more from rare gift than expected

An atypical gift to Iowa State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will generate $52 million more than expected when the ISU Foundation ...

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“17” a dark, compelling album from XXXtentacion

TIFFIN - Just two days after the start of school, rapper/singer/songwriter and member of the XXL rap magazine's #x201c;Freshman List,#x201d; XXXtentac ...

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University of Iowa forges ahead with new ‘Center for Advancement’

The State University of Iowa Foundation has started answering to a new name: #x201c;The University of Iowa Center for Advancement.#x201d;Although it w ...

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Final counts confirm Kirkwood Community College bond passage

Unofficial final tallies from Tuesday night's school elections show Kirkwood Community College sailed over its required 60-percent bar, earning suppor ...

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Kirkwood bond issue headed toward passage

Despite the potential for financing fatigue - with several Eastern Iowa school districts asking taxpayers to commit millions of bond sales toward thei ...

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