Tag: Iowa Department of Education
Below is a guest article from a parent, Emily Rouse from SW Iowa, who sat in on the last Next Generation Science Standards Task Force meeting. Like me she was less than impressed with the format and the “transparency.” By Emily Rouse Eight states have adopted Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Iowa is currently one […]
I received yesterday a copy of the results of a public survey that the Iowa Department of Education ran on Survey Monkey for the Next Generation Science Standards. It was dominated by educators as one would probably expect. It asked several questions where respondents had to share narrative answers. It should not be considered a […]
Guest post by Jill Jennings Hi there! You may or may not know that I am on the Iowa Task Force for the possible adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). I have been to Des Moines twice in the last two months for meetings to discuss this. We are scheduled to have at […]
The Iowa Department of Education provides information about what type of student data they collect and share.
Task Force: Next Generation Science Standards or Iowa Core?Task Force: Next Generation Science Standards or Iowa Core?
The task force held their second meeting last Wednesday to discuss whether to replace the Iowa Core Science Standards with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The task force is comprised of 28 members. The task force is being asked to come to consensus at the Oct. 16th meeting and choose between the existing science […]
Task Force: Next Generation Science Standards or Iowa Core?
The Iowa Department of Education announced last week that a new state task force will be meeting to review the Next Generation Science Standards. The task force has 28 members: DeEtta Andersen, Science Teacher, Center Point-Urbana Community School District, Center Point Ross Brunner, Student, Marion High School, Marion Kelly Carr, Science Teacher, Lewis Central Community […]
The School Start Battle Begins AgainThe School Start Battle Begins Again
Well we are barely into summer and we’re already having the school start date battle once again. The Quad Cities Times reports: Gov. Terry Branstad says the rules governing school start dates in Iowa are “too lax.” Branstad told reporters Monday that the existing policy hurts summer tourism in the state and that he expects […]
The School Start Battle Begins Again
D.T. Magee to Succeed Jason Glass at Iowa Department of EducationD.T. Magee to Succeed Jason Glass at Iowa Department of Education
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad on Tuesday named Duane “D.T.” Magee as the interim head of the Iowa Department of Education.
D.T. Magee to Succeed Jason Glass at Iowa Department of Education
Statement on Jason Glass Leaving the Iowa Department of EducationStatement on Jason Glass Leaving the Iowa Department of Education
For Immediate Release 5/23/13 Contact: Shane Vander Hart (515) 321-5077 [email protected] Iowans for Local Control Statement on Jason Glass Leaving the Iowa Department of Education Des Moines – Iowa conservative blogger and founder of Iowans for Local Control, Shane Vander Hart, issued a statement on the news that Jason Glass, Director of the Iowa […]
Statement on Jason Glass Leaving the Iowa Department of Education
If Jason Glass Leaves the Iowa Department of Education…If Jason Glass Leaves the Iowa Department of Education…
The Des Moines Register reported Friday that Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass is one of three finalists for the Superintendent position in the Eagle County School District in Colorado. This is the district where Glass was hired from when appointed to be Iowa’s education chief. Financially, according to the Register, it would be […]
If Jason Glass Leaves the Iowa Department of Education…