Education Policy

United Way honors Eastern Iowa students for leading by example

CEDAR RAPIDS — The United Way of East Central Iowa will honor 20 area students at the annual Remembering Martin Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Jan. ... »

Mount Mercy president has vision for growth, service

CEDAR RAPIDS — The first thing Laurie Hamen did when she began her tenure as Mount Mercy University’s ninth president in early Februa ... »

UI considering early employee retirement as part of efficiency opportunities

The University of Iowa “absolutely” will consider offering early retirement to employees as part of a Board of Regents plan to cut co ... »

Does class size matter?

Few education reforms make as much sense on a gut level as giving teachers fewer students to teach.

The idea is popular with parents and poli ... »