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/ O ,cia, eub.c.tion for the Norwalk Community Schoo, Oistrict p Norwalk Warriors Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, July 24, 2014 10wa College Aid Report The iowa College Stu- ly 60 percent more than in- .The median income of dent Aid Commission (Iowa College Aid) has re- leased the Condition of Higher Education in Iowa 2014 report. The report provides policymakers with an overview of Iowa's population in relation to college readiness, persis- tence, affordability, educa- tional attainment and the future employability of the citizens of Iowa. "As we work towards increasing Iowa's overall educational attainment, the data in this report high- lights where we are as a state and the challenges we will need to overcome in the process," explains Karen Misjak, executive dividuals with only a high school diploma and 110 percent more than those with less than a high school diploma. * Less than 36 percent of Iowa's working-age popu- lation holds an associate's degree or higher, yet it is projected that 62 percent of al! j6bs in the state will re- quire postsecondary edu- cation by 2018. ,Iowa counties with a high percent of their pop- ulations holding an associ- ate's degree or higher tend to have higher median earnings. *Io@a students in the college pipeline are project- ed to be fewer in number director of Iowa College and more racially and eth- dd. "The report is a great nically diverse. resource for policymakers *Increasingly, Iowansap- and those working towards plying for financial aid for increasing college prepara- "college have higher need. most state financial aid program recipients is well below that of the state as a whole. Increases in college costs have outpaced in: creases in household in- come and appropriations for state financial aid pro- grams. The full report can be accessed from Iowa Col- lege Aid's Higher Educa- tion Data Center, https:// www.iowacollegeaid.gov/ content/higher-education- data-center. For more infor- rhation about the report, contact Iowa College Aid at 877-272-4456. In addition, information to help Iowa families plan, prepare and pay for college is available on Iowa College Aid's web- site, www.IowaCollege Aid.gov. tion, access and persistence and completion rates in Iowa." Among other things, the - report illustrates that: Witl3 an aging popula- tion, increasing the state's educational attainment will require more adults to pursue postsecondary ed- ucation. Iowans with bachelor's degrees earn approximate- Jade's Coupon Beautiful Reflections Salon Studio 1408 Sunset Dr. Welcomes Jade Huls $5 OFF Hair Cuts $10 OFF Color Call 641-990-3888 Offer expires August 23, 2014 Jade's Hours: Tues. 5-9, Wed. 6-9, Sat. 9-4 Jade's Coupon Family Medicine at Norwalk will be offering special dates and times for sports and school physicals. Call for an appointment! 515-285-3200 Wednesday, July 30, 4 - 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 4 - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 5, 4 - 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, 4 - 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 7, 4- 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 12, 4 - 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 14, 4 - 6:30 p.m. our.) You can still schedule sports physicals during normal clinic hours as well. Please call our office at 285-3200 to schedule your physical today. When calling, ask about our special fee for those needing a sports physical only and will not be filing the visit to your insurance carrier. Unit oint Clinic Family Medicine at Norwalk,801 Colonial Circle SCHOOL FUNDRAISER The RRACAP/Warren County Center is request- ing donations of new school s14pplies for low in- come Warren County resi- dents. All donations re- ceived will remain in War- ren County. Items needed include: Backpacks, washable markers, wide lined spiral notebooks, notebook pa- pers; plain pocket folders, supply boxes, scissors, glue, 3-ring I inch binders, colored pencils, water- color paints, crayons, dry erase markers, tape, post- it notes, index cards and headphones. Donations may be taken to Warren County Center at 1009 S Jefferson, Indianola. For more infor- quested after August 4 at marion, call 515-961-2543. Warren County Outreach, For those in need of 1009 S Jefferson, Suite 1, school.supplies, backpacks Indianola, IA 50125, 515- and" supplies may be re- 961-2543. clip and save Norwalk Schools Phone Directory Central OfficeAdministration " High School (Grades 10-12) High School Activities Eastview 8/9 School Middle 6/7 School Lakewood Elementary (Grades 3-5) Oviatt Elementary (Grades PreK-2) Transportation Office (Bus Barn) Food Service/Nutrition Office Building & Grounds Office 981-0676 981-4201 981-4204 981-9655 981-0435 981-1850 981-1005 981-0016 981-9876 981-0917 SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES SPONSORED BY: *WENDY BORST MASSAGE, LMT 240-1075 *COMMUNITY BANK 285-4900 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH 981-4454 *NORWALK FAMILY DENTISTRY 256-9000 *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC " 981-0556 J *EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS fKewn Pearsorr- 285-1838 i:*JOHN PHILLIPS INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. - 981-0434 or 981-4293 = *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 d *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *SCOTT'S FOODS 981-0606 *NEWTON STANDRIDGE STANDRIDGE GROUP 229-5310 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406