Assignment Education

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.

Bonner Elementary School in Stewartville closed on Monday due to a COVID-19 positive case

List of area school districts back to school plans for 20-21

Foreign students show less zeal for US since Trump took over

In video classes teachers parse clues to student wellbeing

Mentoring youth even more important in 2020 for Thompson

Stressed freshmen missing quintessential college experience

When school is home and home is school, which rules prevail?

Parents: Online learning program has racist, sexist content
The eyes don't have it: Masks upset classroom communication
Q&A: How to handle technology issues with online school
Iowa temporarily replaces 2 top Davenport school officials
Does the coronavirus spread easily among children?

MSHSL approves fall season for football, volleyball

Des Moines says no to governor's demand for classroom return

Des Moines says no to governor’s demand for classroom return
Iowa reports 814 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths on Sunday
Teacher departures leave schools scrambling for substitutes
Winona State University self-quarantines campus for 2 weeks
Iowa courts decline to halt state push for in-class learning
Colleges combating coronavirus turn to stinky savior: sewage
Refugee families face unique struggles with online school
Judge: Decision next week on Des Moines school lawsuit
Child care crisis pushes US mothers out of the labor force
A look back at the months leading up to the first day for RPS
RPS board approves $1M in federal money for additional laptops
Iowa City schools to begin classes online-only amid pandemic
Parents: Online learning program has racist, sexist content
RPS families prepare to start school Wednesday
Senator Amy Klobuchar discusses the future of broadband
Survey: 64% of parents feel comfortable sending their students to school