- Some Iowa math, reading scores drop, state says DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Math and reading scores have dropped for Iowa's fourth- and eighth-grade students. The Des Moines Register reported (http://dmreg.co/1d9w3jM ) that fourth- and eighth-grade reading scores declined by 5.4 percentage points and
- Explore Indian Hills Day OTTUMWA — A special recruitment day for students interested in continuing their athletic careers at Indian Hills Community College and their parents is planned for Saturday, Feb. 8. “Explore Indian Hills” will feature a full afternoon of activities b
School gets an 'A'
OTTUMWA — Public organizations like colleges bring in government money that can only be spent in very specific ways. An occasional audit makes sure that’s what's happening. Indian Hills Community College received a visit from the state in June and re
- School district optimistic OTTUMWA — Negotiations have to start somewhere. The suggestion put forth by teachers in the Ottumwa school district is for a total package increase of 9 percent. The local teachers' union has submitted its initial contract proposal for the school yea
- IPTV brings literacy resources to Ottumwa OTTUMWA — Kids spending time at the Ottumwa Public Library will have new resources available to help promote the connections between public media and early literacy and math skills, thanks to a new Library Corner placed in the library by Iowa Public
- Students can stand the heat OTTUMWA — Chef Gordon Rader said he never wants his current advanced class of students to leave Indian Hills. He trusts this class enough to let them develop the upcoming eight-course scholarship dinner. "They're chefs already," he said as he watched
Slideshow: Ottumwa schools' holiday band concert
- Learning never ends OTTUMWA -- Not all training is meant to boost your salary. Some education will simply boost your quality of life. Take the Indian Hills Community College class in Sign Language, First Aid for Pets, Conversational Spanish or Introduction to Computers;
- Cardinal superintendent nominated for national award ELDON — In order for a community to thrive and show promise for the future, the right individuals have to take the leadership reins. Anyone who visits Cardinal Community School District can see the positive impacts that Superintendent Joel Pedersen h
Job Corps is ready; are you?
OTTUMWA — As winter approaches, a location in Ottumwa has become one of only six places in the state to be certified "StormReady." Officials from the National Weather Service recognized the Ottumwa Job Corps center as one of their StormReady Supporte
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