DES MOINES — Citing former President Barack Obama, Iowa House Republicans urged approval of legislation to allow for an expansion of charter s…
The 1619 Project examines the origins of slavery, its legacy, and the some of the exploitation embedded in institutions most Americans take for granted. It was developed by New York Times journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, a Waterloo native.
The legislation would reduce funding for any Iowa school district whose teachers use the “1619 Project” — which was published in 2019 by the New York Times and was created in part by journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, a Waterloo native — or any similar curriculum that, in the bill’s words, “attempts to deny or obfuscate the fundamental principles upon which the United States was founded.”
WATERLOO — Christopher Tims recently encountered an unfortunate teachable moment in one of his East High School classes.
Iowa schools are creating new school emergency plans or updating existing plans to satisfy the requirements of a new state law.
DES MOINES — An Iowa legislative panel on Tuesday approved a bill directing the state Department of Education to establish standards for an el…
DES MOINES — Candidates for the Iowa Legislature made many pledges during the 2016 campaign.
DES MOINES — The most important numbers representing Iowa’s 87th General Assembly, which meets today for the first time, are 29 and 20.