Education

Data: Iowa's changing public schools

As rural populations and school enrollment decline in Iowa, some public school districts are forced to make tough choices.  Over 4,000 Iowa school di ...

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University of Iowa details plans for new Finkbine Golf Course Clubhouse

A new University of Iowa Finkbine Golf Course Clubhouse will more than quadruple the size of the facility it's replacing, bringing the venue on par wi ...

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Tuition increases will cover cuts at University of Iowa, Iowa State

Last-minute tuition increases are expected to more than cover losses in state funding for University of Iowa and Iowa State University, according to B ...

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Lawsuit questioning equity of Iowa school funding dismissed

A lawsuit challenging the legality of Iowa's school funding formula has been dismissed in District Court. The ruling highlights remaining questions as ...

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Cedar Rapids named ‘pacesetter’ by national reading campaign

CEDAR RAPIDS - Thanks to its initiatives for school-aged children throughout the Corridor, Cedar Rapids has been named a trend setter as part of a nat ...

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Lack of interest dooms first tuition task force meeting

The Iowa Board of Regents has canceled the first of four planned meetings for its new tuition task force - the one that was supposed to bring together ...

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Coe and Cornell team up for foreign language experiment

Actually using a foreign language is among the best ways to learn one, and Coe and Cornell colleges believe they've found a way to help students do th ...

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Iowa State hopes to form multimillion-dollar Koch deal

Iowa State University hopes to have a final agreement soon with the Charles Koch Foundation for a program studying Midwest economies, despite concern ...

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Iowa high schools, universities see more federal aid applicants

Applications for federal student aid are up across Iowa - among high schoolers and university students - mirroring a national trend that education adv ...

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University of Iowa issues call for employment practices review

IOWA CITY - Firms interested in helping the University of Iowa review its employment policies and practices - after the institution lost a high-profil ...

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Mandela Washington fellows help University of Iowa tap into global market

IOWA CITY - Young African leaders are getting a taste of entrepreneurship in Iowa as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program offered this ye ...

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Federal research support slips at UI, ISU

Both the University of Iowa and Iowa State University brought in more money for research and scholarship from outside sources in the budget year that ...

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DeltaV Code School filling a need in tech, software development sector

CEDAR RAPIDS - In a blue and white room wedged into the corner of the first floor of the NewBoCo building on 12th Avenue SE in Cedar Rapids, Jess Bert ...

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With tax future uncertain, growing school districts turn to voters

This fall, voters in three Cedar Rapids-Iowa City metro area school districts will be asked to approve a total of $300 million in bond sales to rehabi ...

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Fact Checker: Reynolds on brain drain

Introduction "We have turned the corner when it comes to our young people staying in Iowa. We were educating and exporting them out, but we do see mo ...

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