A Fourth Des Moines Middle School Applies for the IB Program

Des Moines Public Schools reports that Brody Middle School has applied to become an International Baccalaureate school.  This would be a fourth middle school to adopt the program if they are approved.  Goodrell, Meredith, Gateway Secondary School and Merrill are already offering the Middle Years IB program.  They would close Gateway Secondary School as a […]

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Nine Common Core Myths vs. Facts

There are nine common myths that are pushed about the Common Core State Standards Here are nine facts that you should know when discussing the Common Core.

Iowa Cost to Implement Common Core State Standards?

A new study of the costs to implement the Common Core State Standards in the different states. The total price tag is $16 Billion how much is Iowa’s share?

Iowa Core Flunks History

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute flunked the Iowa Core in their review of U.S. History standards of all 50 states.