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Iowa City Community School District President Ruthina Malone speaks on class sizes at a school board meeting for the Iowa City Community School District on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022

Iowa City School Board appoints Molly Abraham as newest board member

Virginia Russell, News Reporter September 14, 2022

Molly Abraham, appointed to the Iowa City School Board on Tuesday, plans to use her unique perspective as longtime district educator and administrator during her time on the board. As educator in...

The Iowa City Community School District sign in Iowa City is seen on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022.

Iowa City schools report larger class sizes with fewer classroom teachers

Danny Willis, News Reporter September 13, 2022

The Iowa City Community School District reported larger classroom sizes and fewer teachers in elementary schools this year compared to the 2021 academic year metrics.  As of Aug. 17, 349 classroom...

Iowa City Community School District experiencing rising prices, employee shortages

Iowa City Community School District experiencing rising prices, employee shortages

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter September 11, 2022

The Iowa City Community School District is facing a multitude of financial problems because inflation is raising the price of various supplies. The school district will spend more money on construction...

An Iowa City Police car is seen near the Iowa City Police Department in Iowa City Monday, Nov. 1, 2021.

Iowa City Police Department increases presence at schools after two unknown men approached Iowa City High students

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter August 29, 2022

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Iowa City Police Department is increasing its presence in and around Iowa City High School after two men reportedly approached multiple students...

Board member Ruthina Malone speaks at a meeting of the Board of Directors at the Iowa City Community School District Administration Building in Iowa City Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021.

Ruthina Malone takes on Iowa City school board presidency after Shawn Eyestone resigns

Archie Wagner, News Reporter August 25, 2022

Ruthina Malone is replacing Shawn Eyestone as Iowa City Community School District School Board President. Eyestone resigned on Tuesday to pursue a career in education.  The board now has a vacancy...

The ACTs Tyler Building is seen in Iowa City on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. The Iowa City Community School District bought the building for $8.75 million.

Iowa City Community School District to purchase Tyler Building on ACT campus

Liam Halawith, News Reporter June 19, 2022

Iowa City Community School District leaders unanimously approved a purchase agreement for the Tyler Building on the ACT campus in Iowa City at Tuesday night’s school board meeting. The space would...

An Iowa City Police car is seen near the Iowa City Police Department in Iowa City Monday, Nov. 1, 2021.

Iowa City police investigate shots fired incident at Mercer Park

Caleb McCullough, Executive Editor May 10, 2022

Iowa City police are investigating a shots fired incident that occurred at Mercer Park on Monday, according to a press release from the city. According to the release, police responded to a large...

Jabez Cafe is seen at IC Compassion on Sunday, May 2nd, 2022. Jabez provides employment for people with developmental disabilities and immigrant families. They also accept donations.

New Iowa City cafe focuses on improving hiring for people with developmental disabilities

Simone Garza, News Reporter May 2, 2022

Jabez Café is opening in town on May 5 with the goal of enhancing the working experience for young adults with developmental disabilities, particularly those from immigrant families. The cafe is...

A sign for the Iowa City Community School District is seen outside the districts administration building on Tuesday, April 28.

Iowa City schools give students living in Forest View choice to not relocate next year

Emily Delgado, News Reporter April 26, 2022

The Iowa City Community School District is allowing students who live in the Forest View mobile park to choose to remain at their current school or transfer for the upcoming academic year. The Iowa...

Iowa City High School is seen on Monday, April 25, 2022.

Iowa City Community School District high school to build seclusion room

Emily Delgado, News Reporter April 25, 2022

Iowa City High School is building a seclusion room to be used for students who need a space available as a part of their individual education program. The Iowa City Community School District Board...

Iowa City Community School District receives $1 million donation from UI alum

Iowa City Community School District receives $1 million donation from UI alum

Samantha Bielema, News Reporter April 14, 2022

A University of Iowa alum donated $1 million to the Iowa City Community School District, the largest donation to the district in 40 years. Christine Boge, a board member of the Foundation for the...

A sign for the Iowa City Community School District is seen outside the districts administration building on Tuesday, April 28.

Iowa City Community School District plans to reduce racial disparities among suspensions

Lillian Poulsen, Senior Reporter March 22, 2022

The Iowa City Community School District board is seeking ways to change the suspension decision-making process to reduce racial disparities in the school’s disciplinary actions. Members of the...

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