Residents of the Bettendorf School District can help decide how much money is spent on building improvements in the coming years. On Friday the district held the first of eight community meetings to find out what people think about a wide range of proposed projects.
Two old buildings in downtown Davenport have been converted into the new urban campus for Scott Community College. Thursday college officials held a ribbon cutting officially to open the buildings on West Third Street.
The University of Iowa has frozen pay increases for teachers and other staff members until January. But the Des Moines Register reports it's not clear whether the freeze will be lifted at that point. Administrators blame the pay freeze on uncertainty about revenue from tuition, fees, and the state.
In a couple of years, students at Augustana College will enjoy more space in the science building. This morning, college officials broke ground on an expansion of the Hanson Hall of Science. It will include classrooms, study areas, and offices.