K-12 Education

A Veterans Day to remember

CLARENCE - Last week's Veterans Day assembly at the North Cedar High School was a tribute to those who have served and a long overdue thanks to a spec ...

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Marion elementary students get hands-on in eliminating food waste

MARION - Students at a Linn-Mar Community School District elementary school are getting a hands-on approach to environmental science while learning to ...

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Cedar Rapids Community School District’s plan to close schools, raze others and build goes to board next

CEDAR RAPIDS - Big changes to the Cedar Rapids Community School District's facilities are necessary if the system wants to remain viable, people invol ...

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2017 All-State Music Festival: Eastern Iowa students selected in band, orchestra and chorus

The top music students from across the state will come together and perform in band orchestra and chorus at the 71st Annual Iowa High School All-State ...

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Last public input session tonight on Cedar Rapids school facilities plan

CEDAR RAPIDS - The last of three scheduled public input sessions is set for tonight on a Cedar Rapids Community School District plan that could dramat ...

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Iowa City schools to maintain student seclusion, but not designated rooms

IOWA CITY - The Iowa City school district is getting rid of closet-like student seclusion rooms that have been lightning rods for criticism from paren ...

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North Cedar H.S. honoring veterans Friday

CLARENCE - North Cedar High Schools' Veterans Day assembly, hosted by student council, will be held Friday to honor the veterans of our community.Bob ...

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About 100 turn up to hear about plan for Cedar Rapids schools

CEDAR RAPIDS - About 100 people gathered at Jefferson High School on Monday night to learn about and respond to a facilities proposal that calls for t ...

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Iowa City schools to discontinue ‘seclusion rooms’

IOWA CITY - The Iowa City school district plans to end the controversial use of seclusion rooms for agitated students after complaints from parents an ...

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Input sessions offer last chance to weigh in on future of Cedar Rapids school facilities

CEDAR RAPIDS - As the Cedar Rapids Community School District nears the end of a yearlong planning process that could drastically shrink its number of ...

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Cedar Rapids elementary schools by the numbers

A new Cedar Rapids Community School District plan would shutter eight of Cedar Rapids' 21 elementary schools and tear down most of the remaining 13. ...

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Group releases recommendations to bolster computer science education in Iowa

DES MOINES - A group tasked with identifying how Iowa could expand computer science opportunities in its public schools released its recommendations W ...

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North Liberty library partners with company to offer after-school snacks

NORTH LIBERTY - Children and teens who are food insecure may be assured school breakfasts and lunches but after the final bell, there's no guarantee t ...

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Choose your college carefully

CLARENCE - Nearly 66 percent of high school graduates will attend college, according to the New York Times.While the other 34.1 percent who decide not ...

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A closer look at C.R. Washington principal John Cline

CEDAR RAPIDS - Here is a closer look at the new principal at Cedar Rapids Washington High School:CLINE'S PASTPrincipal John Cline was born in Fort Lau ...

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