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Iowa News Analysis: July 31, 2008 - Education, Flood Recovery, Candidates (#170)

posted on July 25, 2008 at 4:17 PM

Host Paul Yeager and Jeneane Beck of Iowa Public Radio discuss Barack Obama's recent visit to Cedar Rapids, local government response to Iowa flood recovery, and an upcoming Board of Education study on school consolidation. Read More »

The Dream Act - Political Climate for Immigration Reform (Feature) (#163)

posted on June 6, 2008 at 2:30 PM

The Dream Act - Political Climate for Immigration Reform (Feature) (#163)
Iowa needs workers, and immigrants want to fill that need. This episode examines the ways the state can encourage legal methods of importing the estimated 300,000 people needed to continue business as usual. 02:54 Read More »

Discussion: Solutions to Iowa Immigration and Workforce Issues (#163)

posted on June 6, 2008 at 2:12 PM

Discussion: Solutions to Iowa Immigration and Workforce Issues (#163)
Iowa needs workers, and immigrants want to fill that need. This episode examines the ways the state can encourage legal methods of importing the estimated 300,000 people needed to continue business as usual. 15:20 Read More »

Iowa Immigration Solutions (Full Program) (#163)

posted on June 6, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa  Immigration Solutions (Full Program) (#163)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks for ways the state can encourage legal methods of importing the estimated 300,000 people needed to continue business as usual. 27:44 Read More »

What Should You Know About the Korean War? (Full Program) (#161)

posted on May 26, 2008 at 12:00 AM

What Should You Know About the Korean War? (Full Program) (#161)
Full Program: It was the bloodiest foreign war in U.S. history, but what do you know about the Korean War? This is a primer. 27:46 Read More »

Iowa News Analysis: Flooding and Farming, New Bills Signed by Gov. Culver (#155)

posted on May 6, 2008 at 12:45 PM

Host Paul Yeager and David Pitt of the Associated Press discuss flooding in Iowa and its impact on planting crops, and the impact of Governor Culver signing bills that increase the oversight of students loans and regulate the Veterans' Trust Fund. Read More »

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#143)

posted on March 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#143)
Full Program: With 15 community colleges serving 99 counties, the community college system is arguably the most valued public institution in Iowa. Discussing this issue with The Iowa Journal are guests Rob Denson and Bob Mundt. 27:46 Read More »

Muscatine Community College: Educating the Future (#135)

posted on March 17, 2008 at 2:42 PM

Muscatine Community College: Educating the Future  (#135)
Iowa community college officials claim nearly 90 percent of their graduates stay in the state. The schools help expand local economies and help elevate the fortunes of their graduates. We visit Muscatine Community College to see their setup and... 05:11 Read More »

Discussion: The Role of Community Colleges in Iowa (#135)

posted on March 17, 2008 at 10:15 AM

Rob Denson, President of Des Moines Area Community College, talks about how community colleges respond to the workforce needs of area businesses and students looking to begin their post-secondary education. Bob Mundt, President of the Council... Read More »

News Analysis: February 18, 2008 (#139)

posted on February 18, 2008 at 3:00 PM

Host Jeneane Beck talks with Associated Press reporter David Pitt about the difficulty of obtaining student loans and the proposed expansion of HAWK-I insurance program being debated in the Iowa legislature. Read More »

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)
Full Program: Featured guest of this program is Pulitzer winning Miami Heard columnist Leonard Pitt Jr. Mr. Pitt addresses a number of topics ranging from the Obama surge to life in the U.S. since 9-11. 26:46 Read More »

News Analysis: February 8, 2008 (#136)

posted on February 11, 2008 at 8:54 AM

Governor Chet Culver's endorsement of Barack Obama, education spending and concerns with the Iowa economy are topics covered by Dave Pitt of Associated Press. Read More »

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#135)

posted on February 5, 2008 at 12:00 AM

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#135)
Full Program: With 15 community colleges serving 99 counties, the community college system is arguably the most valued public institution in Iowa. Discussing this issue with The Iowa Journal are guests Rob Denson and Bob Mundt. 27:46 Read More »

Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)

posted on February 4, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)
Iowa Journal looks at the role of community colleges in the state from education, training and workforce development. 12:28 Read More »

Technology's Effect on Education (#134)

posted on February 1, 2008 at 3:59 PM

Technology's Effect on Education (#134)
The use of the Internet and all the devices it spawned as well as some stand alone gadgets has been a boon to modern education. But the devices are not solely employed to tap that knowledge. As filmmaker Woody Allen once said, "I believe in the... Read More »
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