Davenport School District

Since students will not be returning to their schools Monday after spring break, the Davenport School District will distribute meals at six satellite locations for the next three weeks, and possibly longer. 

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A huge financial break for the Davenport School District - it will not have to cut 12 million dollars more from its budget, thanks to a decision Tuesday by the Iowa School Budget Review Committee. 

A new advisor has started working with the Davenport school board and superintendent. Monday night the board approved several suggestions from Tom Lane, sent by the Iowa Department of Education to act as a "mentor."

Davenport School District

The Davenport School District is one of just five across the country to win a grant to support its sustainability programs. This week, the district was chosen by the Center for Green Schools to receive 20,000 dollars, along with districts in Boston, Milwaukee, Santa Monica, and Seattle.

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The Iowa State Auditor is going to look into the recent sale of a former school in Davenport. Wednesday, Rob Sand confirmed his office has been contacted about the Lincoln School and the board of education's decision to sell it for $30,000, even though there were several much higher offers.

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On Midwest Week, the Davenport School Board agrees to sell a former school, but not to the highest bidder.

Flickr - "African American Read-In 2013" by Rod Library@UNI

On Midwest Week, Iowa needs minority teachers, but has trouble recruiting them.

Augustana College

As the new academic year begins, Augustana College in Rock Island has created a new position to watch over the mental health of its students. 

"If you see something, say something." That's the slogan Davenport police officers will be repeating to students and teachers when the new school year begins next week. 

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Drivers in Davenport will have to be a whole lot more careful starting next week. As the new school year begins, police will resume enforcing lower speed limits in school zones.

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