Officials recognized for closing gaps in achievement among students
Current News - 2011 Archive
DES MOINES, IA – Fall enrollment at Iowa’s 15 community colleges decreased slightly for the first time since 1994, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the Iowa Department of Education. This fall’s 0.6 percent enrollment decrease follows significant increases in previous years, including a 5.9 percent increase in...Read More about Community college enrollment declines slightly
American Education Week is a great opportunity to remember and celebrate the partnership between Iowa's Area Education Agencies and educators, students and families. A new video captures those partnerships and tells the story of how AEA services made difference in their lives. Take a just a few minutes and view...Read More about Iowa's AEAs Celebrate American Education Week with Launch of New Video and Website
September 15, 2011 9:36 am
Iowa's Area Education Agencies seek applicants for the position of Government Relations Specialist. Applications will be accepted through September 28, 2011. For information, follow the link on the Mississippi Bend AEA website.Read More about Iowa's Area Education Agencies seek applicants for the position of Government Relations Specialist
For the first time, all of the AEAs are putting their online courses in one place. The result is AEA PD Online, and it is up and running, available for registration. Educators across the state have taken advantage of online courses. Online courses fit better in busy schedules, as instructors...Read More about Introducing AEA PD Online!
Each year approximately 12,000 babies are born in the United States with permanent hearing loss. In addition, another 2 or 3 per 1,000 children will acquire a loss after birth. The majority of these children are born to families with no history of hearing loss. Early hearing loss detection and...Read More about Mississippi Bend AEA Receives Grant for Otoacoustic Emissions Equipment