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Helping hard-of-hearing students in Dubuque
http://www.nonpareilonline.com/news/state/wire/helping-hard-of-hearing-students-in-dubuque/article_2b2d536f-c9d3-5496-a156-6256d26ea23d.html?mc_cid=79a1a081e6&mc_eid=6755b821e4

Ridge View only Iowa school to win National Blue Ribbon 
http://www.stormlake.com/articles/2015/10/02/ridge-view-only-iowa-school-win-national-blue-ribbon?mc_cid=79a1a081e6&mc_eid=6755b821e4

CC’s quality special education services drew program here
http://charlescitypress.com/news/academy-integrate-blind-and-deaf-students-cc-classes?mc_cid=79a1a081e6&mc_eid=6755b821e4

Is Education Reform A Pipe Dream?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/modeledbehavior/2015/10/04/is-education-reform-a-pipe-dream/?mc_cid=79a1a081e6&mc_eid=6755b821e4

Siouxland students focus on fitness through the Healthy State Initiative
http://www.ktiv.com/story/30174338/2015/10/02/siouxland-students-focus-on-fitness-through-the-healthy-state-initiative

New help for the college-bound and grads
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/new-help-for-the-college-bound-and-grads/

Teaching kids — and parents — the art of mindfulness
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/on-parenting/teaching-kids--and-parents--the-art-of-mindfulness/2015/10/06/d0519c6a-65fd-11e5-9223-70cb36460919_story.html

Training Gains a Toehold for Instructional Aides in Special Education
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/10/07/training-gains-a-toehold-for-instructional-aides.html

This is what an elementary STEM class looks like
http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/this-is-what-an-elementary-stem-class-looks-like/article_d187227a-7436-11e5-b3b0-1f6183d0a642.html

Schools across US find alternatives to suspending students
http://www.kwwl.com/story/30288907/schools-across-us-find-alternatives-to-suspending-students

The Evidence That White Children Benefit From Integrated Schools
http://iowapublicradio.org/post/evidence-white-children-benefit-integrated-schools#stream/0

Can Video Games Teach Students the Common Core
http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2015/10/15/can_video_games_teach_students_the_common_core.html?mc_cid=2c9f3ba9c7&mc_eid=6755b821e4

American students need room to grow
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/story/opinion/guest-opinions/2015/10/16/american-students-need-room-grow/74090750/?mc_eid=6755b821e4&mc_cid=2c9f3ba9c7

Why parents know best when it comes to lifting school grades
http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/20/opinions/asia-schools-grades-adb-study/index.html

South Tama County works to combat bullying
http://www.tamatoledonews.com/page/content.detail/id/550639/South-Tama-County-works-to-combat-bullying.html?nav=5017

Statewide Initiative Continues to Promote College as Minimum
http://kiow.com/2015/10/20/statewide-initiative-continues-to-promote-college-as-minimum/

Coding viewed as key to Iowans' future
http://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/business/coding-viewed-as-key-to-iowans-future-20151024

Hot Topics Viewed Through Art and Poetr
http://iowapublicradio.org/post/hot-topics-viewed-through-art-and-poetry#stream/0

Nutrition program teaches kids about cooking, healthy food 
http://amestrib.com/news/nutrition-program-teaches-kids-about-cooking-healthy-food

Making Transitions
https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2015/10/28/making-transitions