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Iowa City Community School District

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Iowa has the nation’s highest overall graduation rate again, but some students are still left behind

Iowa had the highest high school graduation rate in the country in 2016, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE). Last year’s graduation rate was...

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Suspect taken into custody in Liberty High School shooting threat

A minor has been taken into custody for shooting threat that caused the Iowa City Community School District to cancel classes at Liberty High School. The threat was posted anonymously...

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Classes canceled at Liberty High School due to credible threat of shooting

The Iowa City Community School District Superintendent Stephen Murley announced this morning that classes were cancelled today at Liberty High School due to a credible threat to “shot up the...

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Janet Godwin elected president, as the Iowa City school board makes its second leadership change in three months

Janet Godwin was elected president of the Board of Directors Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) during the board’s meeting on Tuesday. Godwin’s election followed Ruthina Malone’s resignation as president...

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Iowa City schools will get rid of controversial temporary seclusion rooms

The Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) plans to remove all the temporary seclusion rooms from its schools, according to an email sent to district parents by ICCSD Superintendent Stephen...

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Letter to the editor: An open letter to the new Iowa City school board

At your very first school board meeting, you voted to approve a laundry list of school construction expenses. One of them was $28,000 to pay for balancing and conditioning mechanical...

Posted by Paul Brennan |
LV guide to the candidates and issues in the Iowa City school election

Photo by Jordan Sellergren On Tuesday, four new school board members will be elected in Iowa City Community School District. Little Village conducted interviews with all seven candidates, asking each...

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Interview: Iowa City school board candidate Charlie Eastham on the issues

Charlie Eastham wants to bring the analytical skill he learned working in a lab, and the insights he’s learned as a community activist, to the Iowa City Community School District.

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Interview: Iowa City school board candidate Karen Woltman on the issues

Karen Woltman wants to bring her experience as a mother of three children in public school and her long-time involvement with education issues to the Iowa City Community School District.

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Interview: Iowa City school board candidate Ruthina Malone on the issues

Ruthina Malone wants to bring her experience as both an administrator and as a parent of Iowa City school student to the Iowa City Community School District .

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Interview: Iowa City school board candidate Laura Westemeyer on the issues

Laura Westemeyer wants to bring her experience as both a business owner and someone who has worked with children with special needs to the Iowa City Community School District.

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Interview: Iowa City school board candidate Shawn Eyestone on the issues

Shawn Eyestone wants to bring the analytical and people skills he has learned managing a high-tech laboratory to the Iowa City Community School District.

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Letters to the editor: Community letters speak out on the Iowa City school district bond

Little Village has received many letters about the Iowa City school district bond question that will be on the Sept. 12 ballot. Here is a compilation of the letters we...

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Interview: Iowa City school board candidate Janet Godwin on the issues

Janet Godwin wants to bring her leadership experience to the Iowa City Community School District.