K-12 Education

Linn-Mar student to perform at Carnegie Hall

MARION - A Linn-Mar High School freshman has been invited to perform next year at New York's Carnegie Hall during its 125th anniversary season.

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Student of the Month: Solon middle schooler a hard worker

SOLON - Ashley Stinocher, a seventh grader at Solon Middle School who excels in the classroom, runs cross country, participates in show choir and m ... »

Most Corridor superintendents allowed to do consulting

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids Community Schools Superintendent Brad Buck, ... »

Students got jazzed about politics during youth mock caucus at Cedar Rapids high school

CEDAR RAPIDS - If it were up to Cedar Rapids' middle and high school students, Sen. Bernie Sanders would win the Democratic Caucus in Linn County. ... »

Branstad cited for leadership in bringing broadband to classroom

Iowa is a leader when it comes to broadband access in the classroom, but falls short extending fiber networks to schools across the state, accordin ... »

Kenwood Elementary to become leadership magnet school

CEDAR RAPIDS - Kenwood Elementary School will become a leadership magnet school by the start of the 2016-2017 school year, making it the second sch ... »

‘Covering’ the Civil War

CLARENCE - Why are freshmen from North Cedar's American History class on the news?

The freshmen are doing a project in Kristin Larson' ... »

Iowa State Board of Education adopts new state assessment for math and reading

DES MOINES - Members of the state Board of Education unanimously voted Wednesday to adopt a new state assessment to replace the current state tests ... »

Cedar Rapids school district looks to shift grading system

CEDAR RAPIDS - Parents, teachers, and students gathered to discuss a new grading system that the Cedar Rapids Community School District is implemen ... »

Iowa Regents to vote on tuition increases

After months of hearing from students and discussing the implications, the Iowa Board of Regents in December will decide whether to approve a propo ... »

Iowa City superintendent’s consulting detailed

IOWA CITY - Iowa City Superintendent Stephen Murley planned to take 13 days off in the 2015-2016 school year to do consulting work for two educatio ... »

Mother of Johnson STEAM academy student sues school district, police officer over lunchroom incident

CEDAR RAPIDS - The mother of a fifth-grader at Johnson STEAM Academy claims in a federal lawsuit that a Cedar Rapids police officer dragged her chi ... »

I.C. West making changes

IOWA CITY - According to attendance records at Iowa City West High School, 100 to 150 students are absent each day.

On Oct. 12, approx ... »

Work on Liberty High School, which forced path to close, is on schedule

NORTH LIBERTY - An official with the Iowa City school district said a popular bike trail that's been closed almost twice as long as planned as part ... »

Freedom of Information Council: Iowa Citians entitled to know more about superintendent’s consulting

IOWA CITY - The Iowa Freedom of Information Council has sent a letter to the Iowa City school board, advising the group to make public details abou ... »