Monthly Archives: December 2009

AEA 267 provides services to support English language learners

The arrival of students speaking languages other than English can be challenging, but also provides powerful learning opportunities for all. Did you know that English language learners (ELLs) are the fastest growing population in Iowa and U.S. schools?  As reported … Continue reading

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Iowa quality of life recruits educators

Iowa ranks 2nd nationally in the “Happiness Index” according to MainStreet.com. Iowa is first in the nation in quality of life according to a 2006 study by Forbes. Morgan Quitno ranked Iowa as the 6th most livable state in 2007. … Continue reading

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AEA 267 Castle Hill School wins Smart Board

Congratulations to AEA 267 Castle Hill School! The school earned enough points to be one of the top five schools in the Cedar Valley to win a Smart Board through a recent promotion at Hy-Vee called “Smart Points”. The equipment … Continue reading

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AEA 267 Invent, Iowa convention featured in local news

Congratulations to all the students, teachers and AEA 267 staff who participated in the Invent, Iowa convention in Cedar Falls at the AEA 267 Conference Center. Check out the story featured in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier and on KWWL-News Channel … Continue reading

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Iowa Department of Education Releases Condition of Education Report

The Iowa Department of Education recently released The Annual Condition of Education Report for 2009. Student enrollment statewide continues to decrease as the state’s student population has become more diverse. Since Iowa released its first condition of education report two … Continue reading

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