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State Board of Education Adopts Minimal Revisions to Iowa Core Literacy Standards

The board’s unanimous vote was based on the Literacy Standards Review Team’s recommendations, which aim to provide clarity and eliminate redundancy within the current standards.

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Implementing the Standards

Free, ready-to-use classroom resources designed to help educators understand and implement the Iowa Standards.


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Tools to design instruction that supports all students meeting Iowa Core expectations in literacy.

Literacy Content and Anchor Standards

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Tools to engage in assessment for learning and assessment of learning the Iowa Core in literacy.

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Tools to use in professional development in literacy.

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