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Ready to Learn Funding Comes to Iowa

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) today announced partnerships with Iowa PBS and four other public media stations in Indiana, Missouri, Nevada and...

Orphan Train Riders

PBS LearningMedia Collection: Explore the History of the Orphan Train Movement

Between 1854 and 1929, nearly a quarter of a million children from the East Coast of the United States were resettled under what came to be known as the Orphan Train Movement. The goal of the...


Iowa Outdoors in the Classroom

Iowa Outdoors focuses on outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives, and Iowa’s natural resources. From giant caves that sprawl for miles underneath the surface of Iowa, to...

Teacher and student

Want Powerful Professional Development at No Cost to You?

Iowa PBS can help your educators use multimedia resources including mobile, audio, video, and interactive whiteboard resources. Our resources come from programs, internet, video, and additional ways...

American Experience

American Experience

American Experience is a fantastic documentary series that analyzes the people and events that have shaped America.


Midwest Public Media Education Summit

Thank you to everyone who attended the Midwest Public Media Education Summit on November 7 and 8 at Iowa PBS! Attendees represented six stations plus PBS and NETA and serve in a variety of roles...



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