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Even before the Iowa legislative forum began on Saturday, dozens of Davenport high school students wanted to set the tone.

  • Rod Boshart Times Bureau

ANKENY, Iowa — Teachers such as Tania Johnson are excited about the prospects that a new Iowa reform process focusing on mentoring, collaborat…

Teachers in Bettendorf and Davenport soon will get the opportunity to become leaders within their own districts, thanks to some extra state fu…

ANITA — This town of less than 1,000 about 65 miles west of Des Moines in southwestern Cass County seems an unlikely spot for one of Iowa's fa…

STUDENTS FIRST TEST RESULTS: The national education reform group StudentsFirst gave Iowa an “F” on an education policy report card Tuesday.

  • Mike Wiser Times Bureau

WHERE WE’RE AT

  • Mike Wiser Times Bureau

DES MOINES — Iowa school districts would have to choose from a pre-approved list of early reading programs or be subject to state sanctions un…

  • Mike Wiser Times Bureau

DES MOINES — Iowa’s sweeping education reform law of 2013 changed the way teachers can be paid and promoted, students tested and school distri…

A significant increase in annual test-score targets under No Child Left Behind left many Iowa Quad-City schools struggling to meet standards, …

  • Mike Wiser Times Bureau

DES MOINES — Iowa schoolchildren struggled under stricter federal testing standards this year with nearly two in every three Iowa schools fail…