high school http://iowapublicradio.org en Sexual Education In Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/sexual-education-iowa <p>How sexually active is your teen? It turns out that 34% of Iowa high school students are currently sexually active. So what do you know about the sex-ed being taught at your kids’ school?<br><br>In the first part of our program, host Ben Kieffer learns about a nationally recognized sex education program that many Iowa schools use, which focuses on the financial impact of having a child. Then we broaden the discussion to find out what’s being taught in Iowa’s public schools and Catholic schools. What’s appropriate? What’s effective at preventing teen pregnancy?</p><p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 18:18:44 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 27586 at http://iowapublicradio.org Sexual Education In Iowa Iowa's Education Department Seeks Funding for Online Classes http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowas-education-department-seeks-funding-online-classes-0 <p></p><p></p><p>The Iowa Department of Education is seeking state funding to expand on-line education for high school students. The Department is now operating what’s called “Iowa Learning Online” with federal funding that’s expiring.</p><p>State Education Director Jason Glass says the program is serving students who aren’t doing well in traditional classrooms.</p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 13:44:26 +0000 Dean Borg 12773 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa's Education Department Seeks Funding for Online Classes