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District bus routes need to be entered

District bus routes need to be entered

Iowa Code 285.9 requires all AEA boards to approve all agreements in the spring and then all bus routes in the fall. The routes detail what your district is actually doing under the terms of your agreements....

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Heads up: Web Accessibility continues to be a hot issue

Heads up: Web Accessibility continues to be a hot issue

Schools in Iowa and across the country are receiving website accessibility complaints from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The complaints are filed to ensure website accessibility for individuals with disabilities.   The...

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School PR Network meeting dates for 2017-18

School PR Network meeting dates for 2017-18

The following dates have been scheduled for the 2017-18 School Public Relations (PR) Network. This network includes district communications professionals from school districts served by Central Rivers AEA in addition to any superintendents or designee interested in discussing...

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Reminder: FASTBridge K-6 Literacy Training Underway

Reminder: FASTBridge K-6 Literacy Training Underway

The Department of Education is transitioning to a new statewide data system for K-6 literacy through FASTBridge Learning. To help school districts with this transition, comprehensive training via webinars and regional face-to-face meetings are being offered now...

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MTSS at the Secondary Level: Learning Opportunity

MTSS at the Secondary Level: Learning Opportunity

Are you interested in strengthening the process within your secondary building(s) that . . . ensures all students receive the academic and behavioral supports and time needed to achieve at high levels, builds a staff’s collective responsibility...

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STEM Council, Kemin Industries Open Call for Nominations

STEM Council, Kemin Industries Open Call for Nominations

The Governor’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Advisory Council, in partnership with Kemin Industries, has launched the fourth year of the I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award and will be accepting nominations through Friday, October 6, 2017. The award recognizes one full-time,...

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Implementation Plan for Science

Implementation Plan for Science

With full implementation of the new Iowa Science Standards expected by 2018-2019, you might be starting to feel a little panic creeping in when you realize that is NEXT YEAR already! Instead of being overwhelmed, please feel...

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