The district is working with Grant Wood AEA to develop a plan to help students who require special education. John Speer, with the AEA, said every student in the state requiring special education has an IEP or Individualized Education Plan. He said they’ll meet individually with each student and family to develop that plan to fit any learning model.
Waypoint Services in Cedar Rapids is fielding more than 200 calls a day from people looking for rent assistance or help with moving costs. In order to qualify for the assistance, an individual or family must be facing eviction or homeless and living with a family member or friend.
The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The West End Shops are off of 6th Avenue, on the edge of Uptown Marion. They opened on July 10 as an opportunity for businesses that are too large for farmers markets, but not big enough for a larger commercial space.