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Iowa’s high school graduation rate reaches new high of 91.3%

Iowa’s high school graduation rate has increased for the fifth year in a row while dropout rates edged up for the first time since the 2009-10 school year, according to figures released today by the Iowa Department of Education. State data … Continue reading

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New ordering system for Creative Services effective April 14

AEA 267 Creative Services will be changing to a new ordering system effective Friday, April 14th, 2017. For those customers who have used the “Digital Storefront” ordering system, it will be discontinued at the close of the day on April … Continue reading

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Why is it important for educators to be continuous learners?

The pace of change we live in is staggering. Twenty years ago the main source of information for students were teachers. Today, students can find information on anything, anytime, anywhere through Google, Twitter, and cell phones. The demands of the … Continue reading

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March is National Social Work Month

Each year, March is dedicated to recognizing the important role social workers play and the AEA 267 Team Rep Appreciation Committee would like to recognize the agency’s school social workers’ part in supporting students, families, and schools. AEA 267 school social … Continue reading

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How to talk to your child about loss and grief

Death can be a difficult subject for parents and caretakers to discuss with children. Children feel and show their grief in different ways. How children cope with death can depend on things like their age and developmental level, their relationship … Continue reading

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