Assignment: Education

Studies consistently show that successful schools lead to successful communities. That's why ABC 6 NEWS is committed to highlighting the challenges facing our local schools and the teachers and programs that are having a positive impact on student achievement.

Our ASSIGNMENT: EDUCATION reports will take an in-depth look at the many facets of education issues, innovations, and reforms that will better prepare students for careers of the future.

Students Compete with Rube Goldberg Machines

Local Students at Future City Competition in Washington, D.C.

Iowa State Students Look to Leadership for "Sanctuary Campus" Declaration

Library Beginning to Bloom at Oakland Education Center

Random Acts of Kindness: Group Raising Money to Pay Off School Lunch Debt

Non-Resident U of Iowa Students Facing Stricter Tuition Rules
Local Students to Bring Future City Plans to Washington, D.C.
Center Serves Students With Unique Needs
Fraud by Minnesota School Leaves Broken Dreams, Big Debt
Forum on Disparities in Student Discipline in Local Public Schools

Betsy DeVos Advances to Final Education Secretary Vote

Trio Earns High Marks


Pay it Forward: Mark Harig

Pay It Forward: Misty Chastain
Pay it Forward: Gina Grundmeier
Pay it Forward: Steve Kime

Long-Awaited Honor For Local Fallen Officer

A Special Homecoming Surprise for a Hometown Hero
Class Ring Lost by WWII Vet 73 Years Ago Returned to Family
Local Vets Raising Money to Support Others Suffering from PTSD