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Teacher Training Program for Students with Visual Impairments

Outcome: To meet the demands of TVIs in the western part of Iowa and to train qualified TVIs, the UNI Department of Education, in collaboration with the Iowa Department of Education, Iowa School for the Blind, Iowa School for the Deaf, and local AEAs will operate a satellite TVI training...
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Poverty training program offered to area school districts

The Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency provides Poverty Training program to local schools to better help faculty understand generational poverty. The Poverty Training program covers areas of language and culture, as well as inclusion of successful strategies that will positively affect the students throughout the participating school districts. Local districts...
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Legislative Report (Vol. XXV No. 9) March 10, 2006

To Date As we finish up the ninth week of the current session we are no closer to determining the final outcome of education legislation than we were on day 1. It is an interesting dichotomy. On the one hand you have the GOP led House passing education bills, many...
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Every Student Counts Update

Every Student Counts (ESC) is in year two of a five-year Iowa Department of Education initiative to increase K-12 student achievement in mathematics by building teachers’ capacity to deliver mathematics instruction. Based on research on learning mathematics, two powerful strategies: distributed practice and problem-based instructional tasks, were selected as the...
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INVENT, IOWA! Invention Convention planned for Saturday, February 25, 2006

Approximately 175 student inventors from kindergarten through eighth grade will share their inventions at the regional “INVENT, IOWA! Invention Convention” on Saturday, February 25, 2006. The event, which is sponsored by the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency, will be held at the Family Museum in Bettendorf, Iowa. K-4 students will...
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