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Stephanie Mueller works at a standing desk in an experimental classroom at Elton Hills Elementary School in Rochester, Minn. Mayo Clinic obesity researchers want to learn whether classrooms really need desks, or if being able to move around helps students fight obesity and learn at the same time. (Associated Press/Janet Hostetter)

Education goes standing-room only

For Ali-Borger Germann, all it took was one article in a National Education Association magazine to completely change the environment in which she taught students at City High. After Borger-Germann...

Reading Center gets new head

Reading Center gets new head

Ben Marks, [email protected] August 4, 2015

The University of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Education announced on Monday that Deborah Reed will become the new director of the Iowa Reading Research Center. The center was established in 2012...

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