Education

State audit: Former University of Iowa athletics IT director behind thousands in improper disbursements

IOWA CITY - Iowa's state auditor is advising the University of Iowa's athletics department to strengthen its internal controls and overall operations ...

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Cedar Rapids taps into Iowa BIG for help with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

CEDAR RAPIDS - High school students will takeover the city's social media pages on Friday.The initiative could help city officials crack the code of h ...

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University of Iowa Alumni Association chairwoman resigns amid organization’s change

IOWA CITY - Amid significant changes to the University of Iowa's 150-year-old Alumni Association, the chairwoman of its board of directors abruptly re ...

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Cedar Rapids high schools begin graduation ceremonies today

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Community School District begins high school graduation ceremonies today with 1,060 students expected to receive their ...

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University of Iowa police host surprise birthday visit for teen with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

IOWA CITY - When Amy DeLine reached out to University of Iowa Police Sgt. Dave Bloem about having officers at the department put together a birthday c ...

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Board of Regents to take 30 minutes of public comment at meetings

The Board of Regents on Wednesday unveiled more details about a long-awaited change allowing public comment at meetings, including that members of the ...

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Iowa State review suggests savings in keeping flight services

If Iowa State University uses its twin-engine aircraft at the rate it expects to - based on history and projected changes to its fight services progra ...

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School resource officers part of the ‘village’ raising kids in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - As the buzzer sounds and more than 1,800 teens are passing through the halls at Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, it's not unusual f ...

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Linn-Mar school board approves $80 million modified grade restructuring plan

MARION - The Linn-Mar school board Monday night unanimously approved an $80 million modified grade restructuring plan designed to relieve overcrowding ...

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Meyer, Griesbaum talk about University of Iowa settlement

DES MOINES - A former University of Iowa field hockey coach and her partner, a former associate athletic director, say they aren't gunning for UI Athl ...

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Cedar Rapids teacher puts a different spin on fidget spinners

CEDAR RAPIDS - As the bell rings and sixth-graders file into Nolan Wrage's engineering tech classroom at McKinley Middle School in Cedar Rapids, sever ...

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Student deaths bring 'serious' attention to University of Iowa risky behavior

IOWA CITY - We're going to fix this. University of Iowa Vice President of Student Life Tom Rocklin said as much in a text to a staffer after a freshm ...

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Are charter schools widening racial divides?

VACHERIE, La. - At the new public charter school in this Mississippi River town, nearly all students are African-American. Parents seem unconcerned ab ...

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University of Iowa pays $6.5 million in Meyer, Griesbaum cases

The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle lawsuits asserting it discriminated against former Field Hockey Coach Tracey Griesbaum and form ...

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Lawmaker says Leopold Center veto not what it seems

Having spent a few days absorbing news the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture will not be forced to close - as lawmakers initially proposed - ...

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