Iowa Public Schools Are Community Schools

Iowa public schools help students discover their full potential. Join the campaign and share the story of public education.

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483,000
publicly educated students

333
community public school districts

1
commitment to excellence

Public Schools:
An investment in our future

Great public schools are a promise we make as Iowans to our next generation of leaders, innovators and citizens. Check out 10 reasons to take pride in Iowa public schools.

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When our children are successful, we are all successful.

Special Education: Unlimited Potential–Meet Bai’Yu

Special Education: Unlimited Potential–Meet Bai’Yu

Promise Kid: Denny

Promise Kid: Denny

Promise Kid: Giselle

Promise Kid: Giselle

K-3 Reading: Helping Strengthen Reading Skills–Meet Cal

K-3 Reading: Helping Strengthen Reading Skills–Meet Cal

Promise Kid: Kenyatta

Promise Kid: Kenyatta

Promise Kid: Teisha

Promise Kid: Teisha

 

"After battling a disease and losing my leg, I've been inspired to become a pediatrician just like the doctors who helped me." —Treyton

Iowa school boards are taking on the responsibility to tell the story and rally public support and understanding for continued efforts that move our state forward.

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"I want to help kids with speech impairments communicate effectively so they can excel in school and later in life" —Brenna