Iowa Department of Education

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The Iowa Department of Education sets the standards for all public institutions of education and accredits private as well as public schools. It is headquartered in Des Moines.[1] Iowa is one of three states, that opted to continue to buy ground meat containing finely textured beef as an additive for its school lunches in 2012.[2]


  1. ^ Home page. Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on August 31, 2009.
  2. ^ Most schools opt out of "pink slime" in lunches, USDA says, CBS News, June 5, 2012, June 9, 2012 access date

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