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Reynolds commends Indianola school’s handling of COVID-19 during first week of...

Gov. Kim Reynolds held up the Indianola school district as a success story Tuesday after a COVID-19 case was confirmed in an elementary school...

Infections grow at a state-run school while districts struggle with Reynolds’...

As Iowa school districts struggle to meet state demands for in-person classroom instruction, the state-run school in Eldora is continuing to see a spread...

Who’s really responsible for Reynolds’ demand for in-person school in a...

There's something about the battle over local control during a pandemic that inspires references to old sci-fi movies. Last time, it was "Star Wars."...

Axne prods Congress to help teachers as worries spread over going...

Teachers were feeling stressed out even before the pandemic began, and their anxieties have exploded as lawmakers and school leaders debate whether to launch...

Reynolds: ‘Community context’ might outweigh COVID rates for schools

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Thursday further narrowed the possibility that school districts might be allowed to hold 100% of classes online despite a high...

Free press v. free will: Do we have either?

The 19th century German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) maintained that we all have free will. At issue, he says, is who or what shaped...

Iowa schools that defy Reynolds’ order may have to make up...

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Tuesday that school districts that defy her order requiring 50% in-person instruction could be required to make up those days...

Gov. Kim Reynolds sets thresholds for when schools can close due...

Gov. Kim Reynolds detailed plans Thursday for what school districts should do if a student tests positive for COVID-19 or the community spread of...

Some Iowa substitute teachers say they don’t plan on returning to...

Amy Wergin, a longtime substitute teacher in the Des Moines area, says she will not return to the classroom this fall. The 65-year-old retiree said...

Regents cut state university budgets $65.4 million

The Iowa Board of Regents on Wednesday unanimously approved a $65.4 million budget cut for the state universities for next year, citing revenue reductions...
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