Iowa Public Television’s (IPTV)  Ready for School early-education STEM initiative will focus in on 13 Iowa communities this year. This is the sixth year Ready for School will implement STEM and literacy-based activities for children ages 2 through six years old, and the program has served more than 100 other Iowa communities. This year’s communities are: Bloomfield, Des Moines, Evansdale, Garwin, Marshalltown, Moulton, Oelwein, Perry, Schaller, Seymour, Tama, Toledo and Waterloo.