Jason Glass’ Push for More Centralization in Education
http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2011/08/04/jason-glass-push-for-more-centralization-in-education/

Branstad enlists school administrators help in push to transform Iowa schools
http://easterniowagovernment.com/2011/08/03/branstad-enlists-school-administrators-help-in-push-to-transform-iowa-schools/

Students With Disabilities, Health Issues Bullied More Often
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/speced/2011/08/students_with_disabilities_or.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

You can count on this: Math ability is inborn
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-08/jhu-ycc080811.php

State budgets on the mend, but outlook for K-12 unclear
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_edwatch/2011/08/k-12_financial_outlook_unclear.html

Education chief wants schools to be more accountable
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2011108140329

Population changes drive redestricting
http://altoonaherald.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110809/ALTOONA01/308090067/Population-changes-drive-redestricting?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Frontpage

Chicago community group breaks down home-school barriers
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/08/15/01parent.h30.html?tkn=OMUFkpRO7sKaTspPiuvoFad4DPiDeY1ueIZP&cmp=clp-edweek
 
ACT deems more students college-ready
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/08/17/01act.h31.html?tkn=SQLF7yHvQlHZRiMTMhfNqGTz09vlpptAUcBu&cmp=clp-edweek

Nearly 1 in 10 children diagnosed with ADHD
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/speced/2011/08/nearly_1_in_10_children_diagno.html

Teachers look to engage students' interests
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2011308220026

Students suggest education changes
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20110820/NEWS02/108200317/1004/Students-suggest-education-changes

Bill Gates inspires a class size experiment in Kansas City
http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/living-in-dialogue/2011/08/bill_gates_inspires_a_class_si.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Teacher collaboration gives schools better results
http://www.miller-mccune.com/education/teacher-collaboration-gives-schools-better-results-34270/

Training educators for virtual special education
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/08/24/01edtech-profdev.h31.html?tkn=QVMF%2FxdabWw2GU86qR%2BI0z3VLFhbMZ74GmEK&cmp=clp-edweek&intc=EW-EL0811-EWH

Study: College students rarely use librarians' expertise
http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/story/2011-08-22/Study-College-students-rarely-use-librarians-expertise/50094086/1

Iowa could be on brink of significant changes in education system (Globe Gazette editorial)
http://globegazette.com/news/opinion/editorial/iowa-could-be-on-brink-of-significant-changes-in-education/article_abd4f14c-ce09-11e0-86db-001cc4c002e0.html#ixzz1Vx2vbCQl

Educators combat crude culture of social networks
http://www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2011/08/23/mct_cacyberculture.html

Opportunity ripe for online ELL ed.
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/08/24/01edtech-ell.h31.html?tkn=VWZFXcom%2FRG9EHEH96h9Qsz7itUh6rSFZaTw&cmp=clp-edweek&intc=EW-EL0811-EWH

High school shortchanged us, students report
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2011/08/the_college_board_has_released.html