To date, 335 of the state's 346 school districts had applied or were in the process of applying for the first phase of the grant, according to Ryan Wise, deputy director for the Iowa Department of Education.
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Programs that provide opportunities for people in the community to acquire the knowledge, skills, desirable qualities of behavior and character, wisdom and general competence that will enable them to fully participate in and enjoy the social, political, economic and intellectual life of the community. Home-Based Education; Home Education; Home Schooling
Programs that enable students who demonstrate financial need to obtain the financial assistance they require to meet their educational and living expenses while in school. Assistantships; Cash Grants for Students; Fellowships; Guaranteed Student Loans; Merit Scholarships; National Direct Student Loans; Scholarships; Student Aid; Student Loans; Teaching Assistantships; Tuition Assistance; Tuition Grants; Work-Study Awards
Programs that focus on the role teachers and faculty in the educational process. Includes teacher education as well as in-service professional development.
Programs within the context of the formal educational system or offered as an adjunct to the traditional school curriculum which provide instructional services that are individualized or specialized to meet the special needs and interests of learners. Use references: Bilingual Education; Compensatory Education; Cooperative Extension; Correctional Education; Discovery Learning; Extension Education; Extension Services; Independent Learning; Independent Study Programs; Migrant Child Education; Migrant Education; Multicultural Education; Prison Education; Self Directed Learning; Self Instruction; Self Teaching; University Extension