Education

Marion Home School team wins national mock trial championship

CEDAR RAPIDS - A team comprised of students from the Marion Home School Assistance Program recently won the national mock trial championship in Boise, ...

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Girl with lupus prohibited from walking in graduation ceremony

She got the grades, picked up her cap and gown, and attended Friday's graduation rehearsal. But Kylee Wilson won't be walking with her classmates duri ...

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Iowa City schools wants relief from deadline on special ed issues

IOWA CITY - Iowa City schools Superintendent Stephen Murley said in a statement Friday that the district has requested relief from a Wednesday deadlin ...

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ISU graduate departs for yearlong road trip

Earlier this month, Natalina Sents received her degree in agricultural business from Iowa State University - but she isn't quite ready to dip her toes ...

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UI e-mails: “William” the research goat euthanized after capture involving cages, tranquilizer darts

IOWA CITY - In a 10-day escapade earlier this year to capture a "skittish" escaped research goat nicknamed William, the University of Iowa used tranqu ...

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State investigating Iowa City schools’ practices in special education

The state Department of Education opened two reviews of the Iowa City school district this week over the way it runs its special education program.Acc ...

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Branstad signs technical education bill at Waterloo community college

WATERLOO - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law Thursday legislation aimed at modernizing career technical education throughout the state.#x201c;I ...

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Mike Richards, newest Iowa regent, resigns Minnesota post to avoid conflict

The newest Iowa Board of Regents member resigned Wednesday as a director for the Minnesota Children's Hospital Foundation #x201c;to resolve any appear ...

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Regents vow to be ‘deliberative, thoughtful, and inclusive’ in search for new University of Northern Iowa president

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter on Wednesday issued a statement, which he said comes #x201c;in light of recent news reports,#x201d; re ...

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Iowa City school board to appoint Yates’ replacement

IOWA CITY - On Tuesday night, the Iowa City school board voted to follow a state suggestion to proceed with a search for someone to appoint to the sea ...

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A musical mentor gained his chops in the Corridor

Whether playing piano for the first time or playing trumpet for the last time, a love for music permeated Paul Smoker's life as he recorded more than ...

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University of Iowa investigation highlights cheating among tech-savvy students

Peaking over your neighbor's shoulder or making crib sheets have been superseded as ways to cheat on exams by taking smartphone snapshots, sharing ans ...

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University of Northern Iowa President Bill Ruud tasked to repeat performance

IOWA CITY - Arriving on the University of Northern Iowa campus in 2013, then-new President Bill Ruud encountered a hurt and divided faculty that month ...

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Iowa State President Steven Leath to serve on NCAA board

Iowa State University President Steven Leath next week will start a four-year term representing the Big 12 Conference on the NCAA Division I board of ...

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Iowa City High graduate DeSean Martin wanted to ‘do his mom proud’

IOWA CITY - During mornings before school, convincing DeSean Martin to get out of bed was a regular battle between him and his mother.Exasperated, his ...

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