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March 2017 - Overview of IRRC website redesign, description and examples of types of IRRC blog posts, IRRC resources on the website.
February 2017 - Recap of IRRC Legislative Reception at the capitol and participation of IRRC staff in Iowa House and Senate Education Committee meetings.
January 2017 - Legislative Reception preview, announcement of PROPeL partners, new website preview and new Literacy Consultant Jen Knight
December 2016 - Intensive Summer Reading Program results
November 2016 - Forthcoming IRRC professional development and American Education Week recognition
October 2016 - "Practitioners and Researchers Overcoming Problems of Literacy” (PROPeL) program for alternative schools and juvenile justice facilities
September 2016 - IRRC Advisory Council update; Universal Screening dos and don’ts; and library card sign up month
August 2016 - Conclusion of Intensive Summer Reading Program; online dyslexia training for students in teacher preparation programs; introducing new communications specialist
July 2016 - Intensive Summer Reading Program visits; white paper on handwriting instruction; online literacy resource facilitation guides; and IRRC in the UI Mobile Museum
June 2016 - Intensive Summer Reading Program collaborators; IRRC and UI Mobile Museum and book giveaway
May 2016 - Intensive Summer Reading Program professional development; guest blogs; and National Teacher Appreciation Day
April 2016 - Intensive Summer Reading Program details and National Poetry Month
March 2016 - Website redesign and new content and National March into Literacy Month