Sioux City Community Schools

Coming up next on The Exchange, we hear from the three candidates to fill the remainders of a retiring member’s seat on the Sioux City School Board. They will present their proposals to the school board at its meeting next Monday.  One of them is former school board member John Meyers.

Also, we talk with the author of a new book that tells the story of an enslaved woman who ran away from President George Washington and was never caught.

And a look at the events you can expect at this year’s Rivercade Celebration.  That’s coming up, after this news.

Newscast, 4:32, Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Jun 13, 2017

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds says the state is still financial straits but should be able to pay all it of its bills through the end of the year.  The Sioux City Council has approved a plan to do a reconstruction job on Pierce St. between 24th and 30th Streets.  Bryant School is once again on track to open next August.  

Teacher Leadership and Compensation Program Report

Dec 6, 2016

Educators in Iowa are benefiting from a leadership program that puts consulting teachers in the classroom.  However, so far, student scores aren’t keeping pace.

Siouxland Public Media’s Mary Hartnett has this report.

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Summer Reading Program Study Successful

Dec 1, 2016

By May 2018, every Iowa school district will be required to have a third grade summer reading program in place.  New research shows that Iowa’s summer reading programs are successful, but there are some areas that need work.  Siouxland Public Media’s Mary Hartnett has this report.

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