A consultant with experience at facilities that care for patients with severe intellectual disabilities is now working at the Glenwood Resource Center — and Governor Kim Reynolds says new hiring procedures already have been put in place for future staff. The Department of Justice is investigating allegations of poor patient care. Reynolds visited the center […]
The controversy on where Woodbury County Supervisor Jeremy Taylor lives and how that impacts his standing as a voter and public official continued with new twists today. County Auditor Pat Gill issued a ruling today that Taylor’s voter registration is canceled because his new home on Christy Road is his primary residence instead of his […]
The Iowa Board of Education had a split 4-4 vote Thursday — nullifying the Hamburg School District’s certification request. But Superintendent Mike Wells says it was still a positive meeting. “We had very good conversation, and they are considering a different model for education for small schools in Iowa. Sometimes you go in front of […]
A dedication ceremony is being held at 3 o’clock this afternoon for the new Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences building on the University of Iowa campus. U-I Professor and department chair Mark Blumberg says the six-floor, $33 million structure replaces the aging Seashore Hall, located just east of Van Allen Hall. Blumberg calls the […]
Iowa’s public schools saw an increase in students and teachers in the last year. Iowa Department of Education spokesman, Jay Pennington, says the latest Condition of Education report shows an increase of nearly 1,388 students. “This is the eighth consecutive increase in student enrollment after about a 17-year decline,” according to Pennington. “So, it’s nice […]