Monthly Archives: January 2017

Could your child be suffering from a mental illness? Help is available

Issues around mental health seem to be making news headlines on a routine basis. Stories vary from acts of violence to lack of services for individuals suffering from mental health conditions. Whatever the storyline, the reality is that mental health … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Area Education Agencies play daily, “behind-the-scenes” role in your child’s education

Those of us who have been employed by Iowa’s Area Education Agency (AEAs) system are used to the puzzled looks we get from neighbors and friends when we say that we work for the Area Education Agency–or “AEA”– system. Despite … Continue reading

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Helen Hanson Elementary School honored for breaking education barriers

Helen Hanson Elementary School in Cedar Falls was one of five Iowa schools honored by the State Board of Education for their work to raise achievement among groups of students who traditionally face challenges in the classroom. The Breaking Barriers to … Continue reading

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