Q&A: School board candidates tackle sustainability issues and STEM education

This week, Field to Family, Backyard Abundance and Ecopolis co-hosted a school board candidate forum on sustainability issues and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education in the Iowa City public school system. They’ve shared their questionnaire and all the candidate responses exclusively with Little Village. You can watch their forum, held Sept. 1 in the […]

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ICCSD Budget Cuts: An explainer

The Iowa City Community School District

On May 13, 2014, the Iowa City Community School District Board will meet to discuss budget cuts that will result in, among other reductions, eliminating fourth grade orchestra, phasing out all German instruction over the next several years and ending seventh grade football. Parents have been asking why these cuts are necessary, especially given that […]

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