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    • Music Education in Iowa Public Schools 

      Bhimanadham, Narmada Neerja; Choe, Justine; Huspen, Dina; Piper, Shari (2015-05)
      Our paper discusses the status of music education programs in Iowa public schools. Music programs are often the first to be cut when school districts have financial difficulties. Therefore, we conducted further research ...
    • Place-Based Strategies to Improve Access to Health Care in Rural Iowa 

      Bradke, Megan; Gadbois, Natalie; Kaseke, Munashe; Koerber, Natalie; O'Shaughnessy, Amy (2015-05)
      Sustaining the viability of rural communities depends largely upon citizens’ access to high-quality healthcare, and in tandem, citizens’ access to high-quality healthcare depends upon the success of the community as a ...
    • Polk County Juvenile Drug Court: Recommendations for the Future 

      Floyd, Jerry; Mills, Robyn; Mason, Sheila; Feilmeyer, John Mark; Gookin, Eric (2015-05)
      Polk County Juvenile Drug Court (“PCJDC”) has been operating since 2001, and has built a solid reputation within the state by addressing juvenile offenders with accompanying substance abuse problems. This paper examines ...
    • Roll Call: Gender and the Alaska Municipal Clerk 

      Kielsmeier, Krista (2021-05)
      Attendance at an Alaska Association of Municipal Clerks conference makes the gender disparity of the profession readily apparent. What caused this disparity, and what is its impact? A statewide municipal officials directory ...
    • Taking a Bite Out of Consumer Food Waste in Des Moines, Iowa 

      Yost, Kerri; McKay, Megan; Brown, Nicole; Orstad, Paul (2015-05)
      In America, 40% of the food produced is ultimately thrown away, which is economically and environmentally detrimental. Our essay outlines the issue from a national standpoint to the local level, providing an examination ...