Education

Reynolds closes bars in six counties, citing virus spread from college-age...

Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered bars, taverns, wineries, breweries, distilleries and night clubs to close in six Iowa counties as of Thursday evening, citing “a...

Students, staff quarantine across Iowa as COVID-19 infections rise

As Iowa schools resume this week across the state, some school districts are already quarantining students and staff due to COVID-19 exposure. The situations vary....

Families can support kids’ mental health whether they’re learning remotely or...

The choice between in-person learning, where available, and remote learning is a fraught one for parents. Children experience joy and connection when they learn...

Is NCAA football too big to fail?

The coronavirus continues to jeopardize college sports. The NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were canceled back in the spring. In early August, smaller conferences...

Des Moines schools headed to court after state denies online-learning request

The Des Moines school district will be seeking court intervention in response to the state's rejection of its request to start the school year...

Teachers’ union and Iowa City schools sue the state over online-learning...

The Iowa State Education Association and the Iowa City Community School District filed a lawsuit against the State of Iowa on Wednesday over the...

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...
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