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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...

Attendees listen to a speaker during a transgender rights protest at the Pentacrest on Friday, March 11, 2022. The protest started at South East Junior High School, went to Iowa City High School, and ended on the Pentacrest.

Iowa City students hold demonstration for trans rights

Lauren White, Politics Reporter March 11, 2022

Iowa City junior and high school students took to the streets Friday afternoon in a demonstration protesting a new Iowa law that bans transgender girls and women from playing on the sports teams that...

The Iowa City Community School District held a meeting at the professional development center at 6 p.m. on Tuesday Feb. 7, 2022.

Iowa City Community School District leaders consider possible year-round schedules

Sam Knupp, News Reporter March 9, 2022

Iowa City Schools are considering adopting a year-round school schedule to prevent learning loss. During a board meeting on Tuesday, Iowa City Community School District leaders discussed the possibility...

Board member Ruthina Malone addresses community concerns at a meeting of the Board of Directors at the Iowa City Community School District Administration Building in Iowa City Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021. Community members protested after a video surfaced on social media of an Iowa City West High School student using a racial slur and blackface.

Iowa City Community School District school board opposes Iowa law barring transgender girls from girls’ sports

Sam Knupp, News Reporter March 8, 2022

The Iowa City Community School District school board expressed opposition to the recent bill that barred transgender athletes from participating with the gender they identify with. Iowa City Community...

The Iowa City Community School District is seen on Wednesday, March 3, 2022.

Iowa City Community School District leaders say funding increase for K-12 schools isn’t enough

Kate Perez, News Reporter March 2, 2022

Iowa City Community School District leaders say the 2.5 percent increase to public schools signed into law by Gov. Kim Reynolds this year is not the amount they were hoping for. The funding increase...

The Iowa City Community School District held a meeting at the professional development center at 6 p.m. on Tuesday Feb. 7, 2022.

Iowa City Community School District removes district-wide mask mandate

Jami Martin-Trainor, Arts Reporter March 1, 2022

The Iowa City Community School District board announced the removal of its mask mandates in all schools at a special meeting on March 1. The vote was unanimous, with all 7 members of the board voting...

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