Public schools

Dying to learn

STANWOOD — At 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 18th North Cedar science teacher Jay Fetzer was murdered in his classroom.

It was up to his eig ... »

Iowa lieutenant governor announces award aimed to encourage STEM teaching

DES MOINES — Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday announced a new award program designed to spur more interest in teaching math, science, en ... »

Cedar Rapids, Iowa City school districts join Center for Equity

Launched in late July, the team at the Creative Corridor Center for Equity is raising funds to create a plan for four area school districts to achi ... »

Iowa City school district asks area officials to work on housing issues

IOWA CITY — Using discussion on the Iowa City Community School District’s diversity policy as a springboard, the district’s bo ... »

Learning and selling

STANWOOD — Yearbook ad sales got started on Sept. 12th in the towns of Lowden, Wheatland, Clarence and Tipton.

The North Cedar ... »

Cedar Rapids PPEL officially passes by 31 votes

CEDAR RAPIDS — A very close election to increase the Cedar Rapids school district’s physical plant and equipment levy, or PPEL, appea ... »

Jammed ballot scanners forces recounts of 3,155 votes in Cedar Rapids PPEL election

CEDAR RAPIDS — Jammed ballot scanners have prompted the Linn County Auditor's Office to call for a recount at two polling places, where 3,155 ... »