Department: More than 340 Iowa schools are struggling

December 19, 2018


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State education officials say more than 340 Iowa schools have been identified as struggling.

The Iowa Department of Education said in a report released Tuesday that 34 schools need comprehensive improvement for all students and 307 need targeted support for some student groups.

The department says the schools’ students are not meeting state benchmarks for learning and growth.

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