Iowa Department of Education

Des Moines / Lee Counties
6:39 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Graduation Numbers on the Rise for Largest SE Iowa Schools

Graduation numbers are on the rise for the three largest school districts in southeast Iowa.

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No Waivers Available
6:21 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Making Up Snow Days in Iowa

The harsh winter means some local students will be in school longer than anticipated.

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Next Generation Science Standards
4:47 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Two SEIA 8th Graders Setting State Policy

Carleigh Cass (L) and Aaron Wills are 8th graders at Central Lee Middle School. They are currently serving on the Iowa Department of Education's Next Generation Science Standards task force.

Two Central Lee Middle School students are helping to shape the future of science education in Iowa.

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100% Proficiency Required Soon
4:28 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

More Iowa Schools Miss Federal Standards

Fewer schools in Iowa are meeting the ever-increasing standards of the federal No Child Left Behind law.

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HiSET to Replace GED
11:07 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

New HS Equivalency Test in Iowa

Time is of the essence for Iowa residents currently working on their high school equivalency diplomas.

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