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Iowa City Community School District

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 7, 2017

Spanish and Arabic translators will help lower language barriers at forum with school board candidates being held at the Iowa City Public Library.

Posted by Letters | Aug 1, 2017

If you follow voting numbers, you’ll see that people come out in the largest numbers for presidential elections. The next largest group of voters come out every couple years for...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 27, 2017

Fun is not a word usually associated with discussions of education policy or increasing voter turnout, but Rachel Korach Howell and Kelly Garrett wanted to change that. Community Rocks! Rally...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 18, 2017

Longtime Iowa City activist Charlie Eastham announced his candidacy for the Iowa City Community School Board (ICCSB) last week. In a press release, Eastham said he is running for the...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 7, 2017

Iowa City Community School Board Member Phil Hemingway will be holding a listening post in Meeting Room A at the Iowa City Public Library on Saturday, July 8, from noon...

Posted by Letters | Jun 20, 2017

Months ago, I was shocked to read reports that the Iowa City Community School District has been using small, plywood boxes to seclude students as a form of discipline. But...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 9, 2017

Iowa City's efforts to cut back on spraying pesticides on public lands and school grounds have been recognized by Good Neighbor Iowa, a statewide project through the University of Northern...

Posted by Letters | May 16, 2017

I wholeheartedly support the Iowa City Community School District bond referendum. Here is why: 1. Our kids need it. Johnson County keeps growing, and our schools haven’t kept up. We...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 1, 2017

After hearing comments from Iowa City residents, the Iowa City Community School Board moved forward with an effort to support and protect immigrant students and families. Iowa City residents spoke...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Feb 2, 2017

Photo by Adam Burke Both the University of Iowa and the Iowa City Community School District sent out statements addressing President Donald Trump's recent executive order temporarily banning refugees and...

Posted by Letters | Jul 16, 2016

Send your lettes to editor@littlevillagemag.com -- Photo by Adam Burke by Mary Roberts and Jan Martins We are proudly supporting J.P. Claussen's candidacy for the ICCSD School Board. J.P.’s involvement...

Posted by Letters | Jul 16, 2016

Send your lettes to editor@littlevillagemag.com -- Photo by Adam Burke by Mitch Meis, Iowa City On Tuesday, July 19 the voters in the Iowa City Community School District will fill...

Posted by Letters | Jul 5, 2016

Send your lettes to editor@littlevillagemag.com -- Photo by Adam Burke by Kelly Gallagher Terrill, Iowa City The July 19 school board election provides the community an opportunity to make progress....

Posted by Letters | Jul 5, 2016

By Nick Westergaard, Coralville, Iowa I will be casting my vote for JP Claussen in the July 19 School Board special election. As the parent of two kids who receive...

Posted by Letters | Jul 3, 2016

By Mary Kate Pilcher Hayek, Iowa City The [Iowa City Community School District] school board special election on July 19 offers the community a unique opportunity to take important steps...

Posted by Adam Burke | May 27, 2016

Iowa Department of Education (IDE) officials were in Iowa City this week to complete a review of special education procedures and budgeting. The review focuses on accreditation and fiscal compliance...