Students help seniors with 'Bucket List' items
http://www.dailyiowan.com/2010/11/30/Metro/20241.html

Obama warns of new 'Sputnik moment' for America
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/12/06/391221_ap.html?tkn=NYWFXk7pDRL0NozZdkOEEia98nVzG5gILSDZ&cmp=clp-edweek

'Never quit learning,' says award-winning Waukee teacher
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20101207/NEWS02/12070313/1004/NEWS02/-Never-quit-learning--says-award-winning-Waukee-teacher

How do great school cultures come about? A Q&A with Samuel Casey Carter
http://hechingerreport.org/content/how-do-great-school-cultures-come-about-a-qa-with-samuel-casey-carter_4846/

Elementary students encouraged to set college goals
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/12/08/14colleges_ep.h30.html?tkn=WYNFTEUJeU11omPklui94HJGq/Lw0G5vc8yO&cmp=clp-edweek&utm_source=fb&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mrss

Character education “The Marion Way”
http://www.easterniowaschools.com/2010/12/08/character-education-%E2%80%9Cthe-marion-way%E2%80%9D/

Kohn: Remember when we had higher standards? Neither do I
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/alfie-kohn/kohn-remember-when-we-had-high.html

More Iowa children living in poverty
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20101215/NEWS/12150355/More-Iowa-children-living-in-poverty

Using music in the classroom to inspire creative expression
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/music-classroom-gaetan-pappalardo

Oklahoma's arts program develops multiple intelligences
http://www.edutopia.org/arts-oklahoma-multiple-intelligences

Music and dance drive academic achievement
http://www.edutopia.org/arts-opening-minds-integration-video

Troubled teens explore their artistic side
http://www.edutopia.org/arts-lyrical-minded-hip-hop
 
Creek Squad show Prairie students the ins and outs of Google
http://easterniowaschools.com/2010/12/15/creek-squad-show-prairie-students-the-ins-and-outs-of-google/

BULLYING: Names can hurt you
http://www.decorahnewspapers.com/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=13&ArticleID=24130&TM=34504.84

Can star teachers create learning communities?
http://www.educationnews.org/ed_reports/104715.html

Giving students a say may spur engagement and achievement
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/inside-school-research/2010/12/class_choice_may_spur_student.html