Paul Gausman, superintendent of Sioux City Community School District, has been named by School Administrators of Iowa as the 2013-14 Iowa Superintendent of the Year.

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The DE has provided a summary of changes for education as a result of the 2013 legislative session. Links to the corresponding bill language are also provided in this annual guidance letter. Read more »


SAI Government Relations Director Tom Narak, IASB Lobbyist Emily Piper, and IASB Advocacy Director Mary Gannon hosted a June 13 webinar to explain the recent education and tax reform legislation. Read more »


On June 5, the Iowa Department of Education received a petition for rule making relating to the school start date. A proposal has been offered to define the phrase "significant negative educational impact" which is used by the DE when granting waivers. Read more »