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Remembering the Pope's 1979 Visit to Rural Iowa (#304)

posted on October 2, 2009 at 8:45 AM

Remembering the Pope's 1979 Visit to Rural Iowa  (#304)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal takes a special, hour-long, look back to 1979, when the most well-traveled Pontiff in the world visited rural Iowa. 59:15 Read More »

Further Discussion of the Pope's Visit to Rural Iowa (#304)

posted on October 2, 2009 at 8:40 AM

Further Discussion of the Pope's Visit to Rural Iowa (#304)
Full Program: In 1979, the most well-traveled Pontiff in the world visited rural Iowa. Iowa Journal reminisces about that moment in history. 27:45 Read More »

Looking Back at Khrushchev; Looking Forward towards Health Care (Full Program) (#303)

posted on September 25, 2009 at 11:13 AM

Looking Back at Khrushchev; Looking Forward towards Health Care (Full Program) (#303)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal takes a look back 50 years, to a Soviet dictator who took a nearly two-week vacation across the U.S. including a stop in Iowa. 28:45 Read More »

How Health Care Reform Affects Iowans (#303)

posted on September 25, 2009 at 11:12 AM

How Health Care Reform Affects Iowans (#303)
With the increasing cost of health care and the growing number of uninsured, come rising tempers among politicians, the public and the various interest groups over how to best ensure quality health care for all Americans. 05:00 Read More »

Remembering Khrushchev's Visit to Iowa (#303)

posted on September 18, 2009 at 2:26 PM

Remembering Khrushchev's Visit to Iowa (#303)
The Iowa Journal takes a look back 50 years, to a Soviet dictator who took a nearly two-week vacation across the U.S. including a stop in Iowa. 06:13 Read More »

Iowa Current Topics: September 2009 (Full Program) (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 6:36 PM

Iowa Current Topics: September 2009 (Full Program) (#302)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at three topics of interest - Iowa's economy, Iowa's role in preventing the Gulf of Mexico "dead zone", and Iowa's much heralded humanitarian, Dr. Norman Borlaug. 27:47 Read More »

The State of Iowa's Economy (September 2009) (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 12:16 PM

The State of Iowa's Economy (September 2009)  (#302)
How does the health of Iowa's economy rate with its mid-western neighbors and the country as a whole? 03:36 Read More »

Remembering Humanitarian and Iowan, Dr. Norman Borlaug (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Remembering Humanitarian and Iowan, Dr. Norman Borlaug (#302)
1970 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Iowa native, Dr. Norman Borlaug died September 12, 2009. He is best known for his research in Mexico to develop high-yielding, disease-resistant wheat that would grow in hard to grow areas of the... 15:23 Read More »

Iowa Works to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 9:19 AM

Iowa Works to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone (#302)
The Iowa Journal travels to Boone and Otho to look at projects aimed at reducing nutrient runoff from farm fields. That runoff ends up in nearby waterways and travels as far as the Gulf of Mexico, contributing to pollution that is killing... 05:20 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 »
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