K-12 Education

Students, teachers claim cheating in ACT program

SHANGHAI/SEOUL/IOWA CITY - For many Chinese high school students hoping to get into a U.S. university, the pitch is hard to resist.Take English-langua ...

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Cedar Rapids police ready for “Shop with a Cop”

CEDAR RAPIDS - Ninety-five local children will go back to school shopping with the police next week.The Cedar Rapids Police Protective Association is ...

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Vice President hopeful Kaine introduces himself — again — to Iowans

PHILADELPHIA - Vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine paid his respects Wednesday to Iowa and its delegation to the Democratic National Convention, say ...

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Initial inquiry into C.R. teacher-student sex case lasted one day

CEDAR RAPIDS - An investigation that could have possibly detected a teacher-student sexual relationship months earlier lasted one day and wasn't docum ...

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Council approves Coral Ridge Mall site plan

CORALVILLE - The Coralville City Council approved a site-plan amendment Tuesday night to allow for a new structure, which will replace the old Sears s ...

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Cedar Rapids schools didn’t initially report suspicions of teacher-student sex

CEDAR RAPIDS - Even though Washington High School administrators ousted substitute teacher Mary Beth Haglin over their belief she had a sexual relatio ...

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Iowa’s new school safety protections to be tested

DES MOINES - Law enforcement officials are launching a pilot project with three school districts that would allow them to use the Iowa Communications ...

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JC Meardon’s family, friends celebrate his life

IOWA CITY - For those who gathered Saturday for JC Meardon's celebration of life ceremony, the evening marked a new beginning rather than an end.More ...

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Washington High substitute appears in court on sex charge

CEDAR RAPIDS - A hearing date has been set has been set in the case of a Cedar Rapids school district employee accused of a sexual relationship with a ...

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Washington High substitute accused of sexual relationship with student

CEDAR RAPIDS - A substitute teacher with the Cedar Rapids school district was arrested Friday on a sexual exploitation charge.Mary Elizabeth Haglin, 2 ...

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Paul Roesler wins seat on Iowa City school board

IOWA CITY - Paul Roesler is set to join the Iowa City school board after winning a special election Tuesday. Roesler, the father of two daughters in ...

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Kernels summer reading program continues to grow

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Kernels are celebrating their 18th summer encouraging students to read and the program that continues to grow.This Ker ...

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Iowa City voters to decide special school board election Tuesday

IOWA CITY - J.P. Claussen, Paul Roesler and Janice Weiner square off Tuesday in a special election to determine who fills an open seat on the Iowa Cit ...

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Federal civil rights investigation of Cedar Rapids school district drags on

CEDAR RAPIDS - Three classes of high schoolers have graduated from the Cedar Rapids Community School District since the U.S. Department of Education o ...

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Funeral service set for Iowa City teen killed in crash

IOWA CITY - A celebration of life service for JC Meardon has been set.Meardon, 16, died Tuesday after being struck by a minivan Monday night while wal ...

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