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COMING UP TODAY: Will Republicans put aside DC politics and end the school funding crisis?

COMING UP TODAY: Will Republicans put aside DC politics and end the school funding crisis?

As schools hand out the final pink slips to teachers across Iowa today, Democrats said they will give House Republicans another chance to compromise and resolve the school funding ...

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Schools Lose 1,034 Educators Next Year

Schools Lose 1,034 Educators Next Year

Schools Lose 1,034 Educators Next Year 408 GOP Pink Slips; 626 Positions Left Open  As Republican gridlock pushes the school funding crisis to another week, Iowa superintendents a ...

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Republicans Refuse to Debate Anti-Bullying Bill

Republicans Refuse to Debate Anti-Bullying Bill

Republicans refused to debate the anti-bullying bill today in the Iowa House.  The bill was originally proposed by Governor Branstad and was approved on a bi-partisan 43-7 vote in ...

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219 GOP Pink Slips to Teachers; Another 332 Positions Unfilled Next Year

219 GOP Pink Slips to Teachers; Another 332 Positions Unfilled Next Year

219 GOP Pink Slips to Teachers; Another 332 Positions Unfilled Next Year Web Page Launched on School Funding Crisis According to a survey of Iowa Superintendents, at least 219 tea ...

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House Republicans Refuse to Compromise; Send Members Home Early

House Republicans Refuse to Compromise; Send Members Home Early

House Republicans Refuse to Compromise; Send Members Home Early Des Moines, Iowa – Instead of working to reach compromise and resolve the school funding crisis, House Republicans ...

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Statement from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City on Republican Education Plans

Statement from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City on Republican Education Plans

"Today is a sad day for public education and teachers across Iowa. House Republicans finally put all of their cards on the table today and their education agenda is simple: ruin p ...

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Republicans Vote Down School Funding Supported by Iowa Schools, Teachers & Parents

Republicans Vote Down School Funding Supported by Iowa Schools, Teachers & Parents

On a straight party line vote, House Republicans turned back a school funding plan supported by school officials, teachers, and parents. “I’m disappointed that House Republicans h ...

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