Posts Tagged ‘ Best Schools ’

Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Pleasant Hill Governor’s Volunteer Awards recognition ceremony

June 20, 2013
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10 a.m. Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Pleasant Hill Governor’s Volunteer Awards recognition ceremony Southeast Polk High School 7945 NE University Pleasant Hill, IA

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Branstad names D.T. Magee as interim director of the Iowa Department of Education

June 18, 2013
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad today named Duane “D.T.” Magee, 42, as the interim head of the Iowa Department of Education. Magee starts June 24. He replaces outgoing Director Jason Glass. “We are conducting a nationwide search for our permanent Department of Education director, and I am pleased D.T. Magee is taking on this important role,”…

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Mahaska County “Our Opportunity. Our Iowa. Our Results.” town hall meeting

June 17, 2013
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Friday, June 28, 2013 1 p.m. Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Mahaska County “Our Opportunity. Our Iowa. Our Results.” town hall meeting Smokey Row 109 South Market Street Oskaloosa, IA

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Tama County “Our Opportunity. Our Iowa. Our Results.” town hall meeting

June 17, 2013
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013 3 p.m. Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Tama County “Our Opportunity. Our Iowa. Our Results.” town hall meeting King Tower Café 1701 East 5th Street Tama, IA

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Benton County “Our Opportunity. Our Iowa. Our Results.” town hall meeting

June 17, 2013
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013 1 p.m. Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds hold Benton County “Our Opportunity. Our Iowa. Our Results.” town hall meeting Vinton City Hall – Council Chambers 110 West Third Street Vinton, IA

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Branstad signs historic education reform into law

June 3, 2013
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad today signed House File 215 into law, ushering in sweeping educational reform that will ultimately return Iowa’s schools to a national leader. The governor held his signing ceremony at North High School in Des Moines, where he praised the efforts of the many individuals across the state who helped shape the…

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Gov. Branstad to sign education reform bill into law Monday

May 30, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad today announced he will sign House File 215, the education reform bill, Monday, June 3, 2013 at 9 a.m. The bill signing will take place at North High School in Des Moines. Media outlets may arrive for setup beginning at 7:30 a.m. Media is asked to enter through the main doors and…

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Our Opportunity. Our Iowa. Our Results.

May 23, 2013
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Our Opportunity. Our Iowa. Our Results. Branstad hails landmark session achievements: Significant property tax relief, transformational education reform, meaningful health modernization that focuses on quality outcomes for low-income patients (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today commended the Iowa Legislature for working with them to enact significant property tax…

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Branstad signs nine bills into law; Signs Executive Order 81

May 15, 2013
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(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today signed the following bills into law: Senate File 247 an Act providing for the possession of cats classified as bengals and savannahs. Senate File 386 an Act relating to matters under the purview of the Department of Transportation, including the use of information contained in electronic driver…

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Iowa receives $1.2 million federal STEM grant

May 14, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a 3-year, $1.2 million grant to the Iowa Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Advisory Council for the project entitled “Iowa STEM Education Evaluation (I-SEE): Navigating the Iowa STEM Roadmap.” The proposed plan is to build…

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