Monthly Archives: August 2010

Iowa Second in the Nation for the Highest Average ACT Composite Score

Iowa students continue to earn the second highest average ACT scores in the nation during 2010, according to results released by ACT. This year also saw an increase in the number of students in Iowa who took the test compared … Continue reading

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Back to school time! Parents, schools and communities can work together for student success

PTA’s National Standards for Family-School Partnerships offer a framework for how families, schools, and communities should work together to support student success.  Here are some ideas for how you can get involved in your child’s school based on each of … Continue reading

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Iowa adopts Common Core Standards

The Iowa State Board of Education recently adopted the Common Core State Standards as part of the Iowa Core. As a follow-up to this decision, the Iowa Department of Education has information about this effort on its website. This includes … Continue reading

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