So No Child Left Behind requires each student to be "proficient". But how is proficiency determined? CRI's Amy Langdon sat down with Oskaloosa Curriculum Director Mary Cooksley to break down this year's standardized test scores and show the reason behind the numbers.
The Oskaloosa School Board doesn't want the state dictating when individual school years begin. The board voted during Tuesday's school board meeting to oppose a state mandate that schools start no earlier than the first week of September.
The Blue Knights of Denver, Colorado are on tour this summer and stopped in Oskaloosa Tuesday. The world class drum and bugle corps hunkered down at Oskaloosa Middle School for two days of rehearsal. Click Read More for a taste of The Knights in action.
Users of the local bus system could be getting better service following a federal audit and customer criticism. 10-15 Transit provides service to elderly, disabled and low-income residents of Mahaska County.
The Blue Knights of Denver, Colorado are on tour this summer and making a stop in Oskaloosa thanks to William Penn Athletic Bands Director Terry DeJong and Oskaloosa High School band director Rich Waddington.
We've gotten a break from the extreme heat this week---but the sun is still out. Mahaska Health Partnership nurse practitioner Lisa Nelson says it's important to protect your skin from ultraviolet rays.