Monthly Archives: April 2009

April 09 Intersections Podcast

This is our first attempt at making the Intersections available via podcast to allow people to listen to the content rather than read it. You may play the podcast by clicking the “play” sympbol ( > ) on this page, … Continue reading

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Over 2,000 local educators respond to Customer Feedback Survey

Well over 2,000 local educators have already responded to the annual Department of Education Customer Feedback Survey, which closes on April 9. The survey provides local educators across the state with an opportunity to provide feedback about the quality of … Continue reading

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April Board Meeting recap

The AEA 267 Board of Directors held a joint meeting with the boards from North Iowa Area Community College, Hawkeye Community College, and Iowa Valley Community College from on April 1, 2009 at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls. An … Continue reading

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State continues to have one of the highest graduation rates in the nation; dropouts less than 3 percent

The Iowa Department of Education released the Class of 2008 graduation rates. Statewide the graduation rate for 2008 is 88.7 percent. Iowa continues to have one of the highest graduate rates in the nation. The dropout rate is less than … Continue reading

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Website offers parents a look at the Iowa Core Curriculum

The Iowa Department of Education has launched a new Iowa Core Curriculum website at www.corecurriculum.iowa.gov The purpose of the official Iowa Core Curriculum site is to help Iowa parents and all citizens learn more about the state-wide academic expectations for … Continue reading

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