K-12 Education

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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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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“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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Clear Creek Amana School District GO bond passes with clear majority

TIFFIN - Clear Creek Amana School District voters approved a $36 million bond by a 71 percent to 29 percent margin Tuesday. In total, 1,736 voters fr ...

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$80 million Linn-Mar School District bond referendum fails to get a passing vote

MARION - Voters in the Linn-Mar Community School District said no to an $80 million bond during Tuesday's school election. About 53 percent of voters ...

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Iowa City School District bond passes clearly after strong voter turnout

Voters approved the largest school bond ever put to Iowa voters, $191.5 million, on Tuesday night, according to unofficial final results that will be ...

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Jennifer Borcherding unseats 20-year incumbent for seat on Cedar Rapids school board

A substitute teacher unseated a 20-year Cedar Rapids school board incumbent in Tuesday's elections, while two other district incumbents in retained th ...

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School Board election results for Linn and Johnson County school elections

As of Tuesday evening, these were the unofficial vote totals for select school board races in Linn and Johnson counties. A * denotes board winners. F ...

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Iowa City School District voters pass $191.5 million school bond Tuesday

IOWA CITY - Voters approved the largest school bond ever put to Iowa voters, $191.5 million, on Tuesday.The massive school bond will be used for facil ...

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Voter Guide: School board questionnaires and bond info to get you ready to vote in the Sept. 12 election

School board elections (and elections on school bonds) will be held across Eastern Iowa on Tuesday. Not sure on who or what to vote for? We're here to ...

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For Tuesday’s school election, some in Linn County will head to special ‘vote centers’ rather than regular polling sites

CEDAR RAPIDS - Those wishing to vote in today's school elections in Linn County will be casting their ballots at one-time special #x201c;vote centers# ...

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For richer and for poorer: A look at school funding in two Iowa districts

When her students arrived at school in the mornings with backpacks and books, they often were carrying worries and pain through Edmunds Elementary's t ...

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Case study: Davenport's legal challenge against 'inequity in funding'

While students in neighboring districts of Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley were allowed to spend $6,665 and $6,724 respectively per student last year, ...

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