Southeastern Community College's Board of Trustees has increased tuition by $3/credit hour.
The Iowa Department of Education says public school enrollment increased by 2,741 students from the 2011/2012 school year to the current year.
Students at Burlington High School will be able to use their cell phones during school.
The Burlington School District wants to balance its elementary school enrollment.
The administration says nearly 200 students attend an elementary school that is outside of their neighborhood.
Superintendent Jane Evans says this is likely the result of families moving within the city but choosing to remain a part of their previous school.
She says the district wants to balance the enrollment at its five elementary schools: Blackhawk, Corse, Grimes, North Hill and Sunnyside.