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Challenges Ahead for Summer Reading Programs

The Iowa Reading Research Center is out with the results of a study into the effectiveness of summer reading programs. The report comes as every school district in the state approaches a deadline to enact some form of summer reading program. The study involved 43 school districts and one community organization. The results show the summer programs helped struggling readers maintain their reading skills, but on average did not improve them. The principal investigator of the study and director...
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Featured Release This Week From Moby and the Void Pacific Choir

Moby (born Richard Melville Hall, a descendant of Moby Dick author Herman Melville) has been making electronic dance music since the early 1990s. He has had great success with many of his records, often by bringing songcraft and melody to the genre. Moby started out playing in punk and post-punk bands, and he brings that energy to his latest full-length album, These Systems Are Failing. This is definitely a collection of songs rather than extended dance tracks. Moby has long been known for...
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Canadian Brass, CROT & More for December & January IAS

Ring in the holidays and the New Year with Iowa arts! Tune in at 11 A.M. or 5 P.M. on Saturday, Dec. 3rd for the broadcast. The December and January Iowa Arts Showcase features: · Guest director & choreographer, Candace Evans, and artistic director and conductor, Daniel Kleinknecht, discussing the CROT’s upcoming January double bill productions of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci · Brett Lobello, Deputy Director of Brucemore Mansion, diving into the mansion’s...
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