Four months ago, Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act as the latest iteration of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. While the bill is more than 1,000 pages in length, it lacks the level of detail necessary to fully support successful implementation at the local level, and that is where the regulatory process comes in. Read more »


Lowell Ernst, director of K-12 instruction for the Pella Community School District, has been named the 2016 Iowa Central Office Administrator of the Year by the School Administrators of Iowa. Read more »


Principal John Beeck of Loess Hills Elementary School, Sioux City CSD, has been recognized by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, in partnership with VINCI Education, as a Digital Leader of Early Learning Award. Read more »