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Articles from December 2012

Dubuque Community Schools Prepare to Launch LEAD21 Reading Program

Tucked away in a warehouse on Dubuque’s west end, there is a world of words and stories that will soon unlock the magic of reading to the city’s youth. In this same warehouse, Dubuque Community School District staff members are busy barcoding and organizing thousands of program materials for the fall launch of LEAD21, the district’s new reading curriculum for students in kindergarten through grade five. Read More

Dubuque Community School District Teacher Honored by President Obama

Karla Digmann, an eighth-grade math teacher at George Washington Middle School in Dubuque, was among 97 mathematics and science teachers named by President Obama as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Digmann and the other recipients will receive their awards in Washington, DC later this month. With this recognition, she joins three other previous Presidential Award recipients who currently work in the Dubuque Community School District. Read More

Dubuque Community Schools Receive Financial Reporting Award

The Dubuque Community School District is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) for having met or exceeded the program’s high standards for financial reporting and accountability. The award is for the district’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending in 2011. Read More