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Searchable databases: Iowa School Districts Broken Down By Financial, Geographical Markers

Iowa school districts by financial and geographic details

IowaWatch graphic by Krista JohnsonData Source: Iowa Department of Education
Total number of Iowa school districts

IowaWatch graphic by Krista JohnsonData Source: Iowa Department of Education
ABOUT THIS REPORT:
IowaWatch reporter Krista Johnson and Iowa Public Radio reporter Sarah Boden have been analyzing data and interviewing people since the beginning of this year for this investigation collaboration. 
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Searchable databases: Greatest And Lowest School Transportation Costs 2015-16

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ABOUT THIS REPORT:
IowaWatch reporter Krista Johnson and Iowa Public Radio reporter Sarah Boden have been analyzing data and interviewing people since the beginning of this year for this investigation collaboration. 
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Stray Thoughts: There Are Important Lessons In Simplicity

Envy affects people in different ways. Some of us are motivated by the old adage of “keeping up with the Joneses.”

But I have no desire to keep up with them, or with the Trumps. I would not want to live in Trump Tower. Randy Evans
On Open Government
Randy Evans is the executive director of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council. He is a former editorial page editor and assistant managing editor of The Des Moines Register.

Podcast: Protecting Client Identities, Product Secrets At DuPont Pioneer

Part of a four-part series:
Episode 3
We talk in a teleconference with Mauro Loda and Sharyl Sauer from DuPont Pioneer. Loda explains how the company protects its clients’ identities and product secrets. TO LEARN HOW IOWAWATCH’S NONPROFIT JOURNALISM IS FUNDED AND HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT IT, GO TO THIS LINK. This podcast is part of a spring 2017 IowaWatch/Simpson College journalism project reporting on cyber identify theft. COMING UP
Watch for this next, on May 17: Episode 4 – Clayton and Erich talk with Alex Kirkpatrick, a member of the spring 2017 IowaWatch/Simpson College team who focused on cyber security laws.