K-12 Education

CPR class a necessity in high school

CLARENCE - High school seniors can barely wait to graduate, but at North Cedar High School CPR training has to be done first.In most cases, the senior ...

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Teacher feature: Jim Harris, St. Pius X Catholic Elementary

CEDAR RAPIDS - At St. Pius X Catholic Elementary in Cedar Rapids, fifth-grade teacher Jim Harris said he designates at least 30 minutes a day to discu ...

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Xavier BPA students shine at state competition

CEDAR RAPIDS - After competing in a three-day business conference, every member of Xavier's Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter qualified ...

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School seclusion bill proposed at Iowa Statehouse

Rep. Mary Mascher, a retired teacher, is asking the Iowa Legislature to create a task force to study how Iowa school districts are using restraints an ...

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Former Cedar Rapids school, rec center to hit the market

CEDAR RAPIDS - The old Ambroz Building in Cedar Rapids - once a school and more recently a recreation center for classes and programs - will soon hit ...

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PHOTOS: Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair

Middle and high school students showcased their projects at the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair at Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids Saturday. In ...

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Young artists make splash at Hancher

IOWA CITY - Imagine them blowing the pink and purple paint dry. Or cutting with all the precision they can muster shapes to be pasted on self-portrait ...

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For kids with autism, shifting to Daylight Saving Time is time of angst

CEDAR RAPIDS - Before third-grader Shellten Brown arrives at school, teachers at Viola Gibson Elementary in Cedar Rapids already have planned every mi ...

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Iowa’s metro school districts studying use of seclusion for student behavior

Several metro Iowa school districts are reconsidering the way educators use seclusion for students who are at risk of harming themselves or others.The ...

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Efforts to boost early reading in Iowa show promise, state says

DES MOINES - Young students in Iowa struggling to read are making progress, thanks in part to an early warning system developed by the state, educatio ...

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Sheltered Reality changes this students life

CLARENCE - Growing up in a small town makes the world seem small.This seemed especially true for a 13-year-old girl until the day I saw Sheltered Real ...

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Linn-Mar school board sets budget hearing for April 10

MARION - The Linn-Mar school board this week set a public hearing on the district's proposed 2017-18 budget for 7 p.m. April 10. The hearing takes pl ...

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Sander, Boleyn are Mr. and Miss North Cedar

CLARENCE - The seventh annual Mr. North Cedar contest had a new twist this year.Mr. North Cedar was joined by Miss North Cedar.This annual event, spon ...

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Cedar Rapids theater stalwart, longtime principal Eugene Whiteman dies

CEDAR RAPIDS - Remembered as a mainstay in the Cedar Rapids arts community and a longtime junior high school principal, Eugene Whiteman died Monday at ...

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Eastern Iowa Lego robotics team heading to world championships

CEDAR RAPIDS - With a robot made using Lego blocks in hand, a team of youngsters from six Linn County schools is preparing to head to St. Louis in Apr ...

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