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Letter to the Editor: Bridging the gap between the Iowa City community and University of Iowa students

By Veronica Tessler Like many Iowa City locals, I joined in our collective sigh of relief when the bulk of UI’s students left for the summer more than three months ago. I relished the abundant parking spots downtown and weekend nights on the Ped Mall without getting mauled by drunkards or witnessing the drunk leading […]

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Letter to the Editor: Let’s end the ‘tragic ritual’ of gun violence

By Oliver Hidalgo-Wohlleben I used to love to read the news. Growing up in Iowa with an international family instilled a sense of curiosity about the world outside of the Midwest. My dad would get the New York Times on Sundays and I would read it from front to back, even glancing at ads for […]

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Letter to the Editor: JP Claussen for school board

By Christine Grant, Coralville JP Claussen and I served together on the Advisory Committee for the Rape Victim Advocacy (RVAP) for several years and it was through this committee that I came to know and admire him greatly. What impressed me most was his real commitment to helping reduce violence against women and men in […]

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Letter to the Editor: Vote Claussen for Iowa City School Board

by Mary Roberts and Jan Martins We are proudly supporting J.P. Claussen’s candidacy for the ICCSD School Board. J.P.’s involvement in the school district, as both a parent and an educator, has been extensive and multifaceted. The importance of having the voice of a seasoned educator on the board cannot be overstated. In addition, as […]

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Letter to the Editor: Vote Roesler for ICCSD School Board

by Mitch Meis, Iowa City On Tuesday, July 19 the voters in the Iowa City Community School District will fill the School Board seat vacated by Tom Yates. This election provides an opportunity for voters to determine what ideals they value and the importance they place on all students in this district attending secondary schools […]

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Letter to the Editor: In support of IC Interim Police Chief Kelsay

By Mary Gravitt, Iowa City I am perfectly satisfied with Interim Chief Troy Kelsay being Iowa City’s permanent police chief. The reason for this he is well educated and experienced: Kelsay was the ICPD’s captain of field operations — he has been with the ICPD since 1991. He was promoted to sergeant in 2001, to […]

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Letter to the Editor: Vote JP Claussen for Iowa City School Board

By Aletia Morgan, East Brunswick, NJ To the Editor, I’m writing to offer my enthusiastic support for JP Claussen in next week’s school board election. ICCSD is a vibrant community, and faces the challenge of meeting the needs of a growing and more diverse student population. I was excited this Spring to see that JP […]

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Letter to the Editor: Vote JP Claussen for Iowa City School Board

By Sara Barron, Iowa City JP Claussen is my pick for the upcoming ICCSD election. We need someone with the experience to guide our district. Claussen’s education knowledge is unmatched in this race. A West High special education teacher for 10 years, he knows the district, the families and how to assure a great education […]

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Letter to the Editor: Vote JP Claussen for Iowa City School Board

By Meghann Foster, Coralville I will be casting my vote for JP Claussen on July 19. The special education crisis in our district has, unfortunately, taken a back seat to the secondary boundary discussion. As the parent of two children who receive special education services and academic accommodations, I want to make sure we elect […]

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Letter to the Editor: Vote JP Claussen for Iowa City School Board

By Katy DeMeulenaere, Iowa City I will be casting my vote for JP Claussen in the July 19 Iowa City school board special election. As a parent of children who attend Alexander Elementary, it is discouraging to hear individuals in this community claim to know what is best for the students at our school. Many […]

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Letter to the Editor: Vote Roesler for ICCSD School Board

by Kelly Gallagher Terrill, Iowa City The July 19 school board election provides the community an opportunity to make progress. For this reason, I support Paul Roesler for school board. Paul graduated from the Iowa City school system and the University of Iowa. He has served on the District’s School Improvement Advisory Committee, the Districtwide […]

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