Monthly Archives: September 2010

AEAs empower teachers through professional development

One of the best-known ways to impact student performance is through teacher professional development. The AEAs in Iowa have always been known for delivering quality professional learning for teachers. Iowa’s AEAs are working with districts to provide timely, relevant and … Continue reading

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As of October 1, the agency will no longer rely on Snowcap as our announcement provider for text and email announcements. While Snowcap provided some additional options that served us well, unfortunately, reliability proved to be an issue. Instead of … Continue reading

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Five Iowa Schools Named 2010 Blue Ribbon Schools: Cedar Falls’ Lincoln Elementary among them

The Iowa Department of Education has announced that five Iowa public schools have been identified by the U.S. Department of Education as 2010 No Child Left Behind-Blue Ribbon Schools. The Iowa schools are: Bedford Elementary School, Bedford Community School District, … Continue reading

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Iowa part of SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium

In an effort to provide ongoing feedback to teachers during the course of the school year, measure annual student growth, and move beyond narrowly-focused bubble tests, the U.S. Department of Education has awarded two groups of states grants to develop … Continue reading

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