Education

House Democrats call for more federal aid for public education

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats called Monday for more federal aid for education as the nation’s schools prepare to reopen this fall. “Unless the federal government...

Success for these students means success for Iowa

As the virtual commencements and drive-by celebrations for the high school class of 2020 fade into memory, Iowa College Aid would like to recognize...

Regents freeze tuition for next fall; students ask for no spring...

The Iowa Board of Regents on Thursday approved a tuition freeze for the fall 2020 semester, even as student leaders urged a commitment to...

Regents to study university collaboration, efficiencies as campuses reopen

The Iowa Board of Regents is launching a new effort to explore collaboration and administrative consolidation among state universities, as well as other measures...

Five reasons students should consider taking a gap year now

With many colleges and universities still deciding when to reopen their campuses after they were shuttered due to COVID-19, many high school seniors are...

Take the stage: Drama, school classes join baseball and softball in...

Iowa schools beginning June 1 will be able to offer classes and activities such as drama and science camps, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday.  High-school...

Universities get aid they can’t share with DACA students

WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities across the country are getting emergency federal aid for COVID-19, but some of the most vulnerable students won’t be...

Iowa law excluding Planned Parenthood from sex ed funding is deemed...

An Iowa law that excluded Planned Parenthood of the Heartland from state sex education funding has been ruled unconstitutional by a district judge. In 2019,...

DeVos finalizes sexual assault rules that critics say ‘roll back the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finalized rules Wednesday that the administration says will improve due process in campus sexual assault cases, but...

Iowa schools will receive $64.4 million in federal aid for COVID-19...

Iowa received $71.6 million in federal aid to help K-12 and secondary schools respond to new budgetary pressures placed on them due to the...
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