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Iowa's Natural Heritage: Iowa Lakeside Lab: Okoboji (#305)

posted on October 9, 2009 at 1:39 PM

Iowa's Natural Heritage: Iowa Lakeside Lab: Okoboji (#305)
Iowa Journal visits Lakeside Lab on West Lake Okoboji. Founded in 1909 to teach students about “nature in nature,” Lakeside Lab offers opportunities students can’t find anywhere else. 10:23 Read More »

Impact on society of drop-out rate and a program that could improve graduation rates (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 6:02 PM

Impact on society of drop-out rate and a program that could improve graduation rates (#301)
Judy Jeffrey talks about the impact on society when children don't finish school. She describes one avenue the state of Iowa is taking to increase the likelihood students will graduate. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 00:52 Read More »

Strategies to improve student achievement (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 5:57 PM

Strategies to improve student achievement   (#301)
Judy Jeffrey describes some strategies for providing support for students and teachers in Iowa. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 02:02 Read More »

Research guides development of school leaders (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 5:51 PM

Research guides development of school leaders (#301)
Judy Jeffrey talks about research that indicates the behaviors school leaders can develop to help improve student achievement. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 01:09 Read More »

Reasons for changes in education (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 5:47 PM

Reasons for changes in education (#301)
Judy Jeffrey describes how the current economic conditions and the Iowa core curriculum are factors driving changes in education. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 01:28 Read More »

Personalized learning and Iowa core curriculum (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 5:44 PM

Personalized learning and Iowa core curriculum  (#301)
Judy Jeffrey talks about the future of education and how personalized learning and the Iowa core curriculum can help students learn and connect that learning to the real world. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 02:26 Read More »

Iowa Department of Education goals and greatest challenge (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 5:28 PM

Iowa Department of Education goals and greatest challenge  (#301)
Judy Jeffrey says the goal is to help every student achieve their highest potential, but the achievement gap indicates some populations of students need to be better served. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 01:52 Read More »

Principals in Iowa Schools - How They Are Creating Change (Full Program) (#301)

posted on September 11, 2009 at 9:10 AM

Principals in Iowa Schools - How They Are Creating Change (Full Program) (#301)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at how effective school leadership in Iowa can help increase student achievement. 27:50 Read More »

Glen McDole - Tribute to a WWII Veteran (#301)

posted on September 8, 2009 at 7:20 PM

Glen McDole - Tribute to a WWII Veteran  (#301)
Glen McDole, was a veteran of World War II who was held hostage by the Japanese, and lived to tell his story in a book and on Iowa Public Television. He died on September 3, 2009, and this is a brief tribute to him. 00:38 Read More »

Principals Creating Change in Iowa Schools (#301)

posted on September 4, 2009 at 3:22 PM

Principals Creating Change in Iowa Schools (#301)
The Iowa Journal looks at how effective school leadership in Iowa can help increase student achievement. 04:12 Read More »

Autism in Iowa: Health and Economic Effects (Full Program) (#227)

posted on May 15, 2009 at 11:12 AM

Autism in Iowa: Health and Economic Effects (Full Program) (#227)
Full Program: Autism affects one in every 150 children in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control. This program examines the needs of families in Iowa and asks how the state can best meet those needs. 28:04 Read More »

Iowa News Analysis: May 14, 2009 (#227)

posted on May 14, 2009 at 5:42 PM

Iowa News Analysis: May 14, 2009 (#227)
Iowa Journal host Paul Yeager discusses news of the day with Radio Iowa news director Kay Henderson. Read More »

Discussion of Autism in Iowa (#227)

posted on May 14, 2009 at 5:41 PM

Discussion of Autism in Iowa (#227)
Autism affects one in every 150 children in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control. This program examines the needs of families in Iowa and asks how the state can best meet those needs. 12:00 Read More »

Two Sons with Autism: The McTaggart Family (#227)

posted on May 14, 2009 at 5:40 PM

Two Sons with Autism: The McTaggart Family  (#227)
Autism affects one in every 150 children in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control. This program examines the needs of families in Iowa and asks how the state can best meet those needs. 04:38 Read More »

Discussion: Civil Rights and Change in the Iowa Constitution (#224)

posted on April 23, 2009 at 7:16 PM

Discussion: Civil Rights and Change in the Iowa Constitution (#224)
The Iowa Constitution and the early history of civil rights legislation in Iowa are explored, in light of the current Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. 16:47 Read More »
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