Friday, December 9, 2016

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  • Meet the Candidate: Charles Isenhart HD 100

    Meet the Candidate: Charles Isenhart HD 100

    Charles Isenhart Iowa House District 100 Contact Charles: 1665 Kaufmann Ave Dubuque, IA 52001 Email: goodcampaign@aol.com State Representative Charles Isenhart of Dubuque is the so ...

  • Meet the Candidate: Abby Finkenauer HD 99

    Meet the Candidate: Abby Finkenauer HD 99

    Abby Finkenauer Iowa House District 99 Contact Abby: 1040 Rush St Dubuque, IA 52003 Email: abby4iowahouse@gmail.com Website: http://www.voteabby.com/ Abby Finkenauer is runnin ...

  • Meet the Candidate: Mary Wolfe HD 98

    Meet the Candidate: Mary Wolfe HD 98

    Mary Wolfe Iowa House District 98 Contact Mary: 337 4th Ave S Cinton, IA 52732 Website: https://representativemarywolfe.com/ Mary Wolfe is currently serving her 3rd term in th ...

  • Meet the Candidate: Matt Hanlon HD 96

    Meet the Candidate: Matt Hanlon HD 96

    Matt Hanlon Iowa House District 96 Contact Matt: 13874 Fremont Rd Anamosa, IA 52205   Matt Hanlon is running for House District 96, which encompasses Delaware County and part ...

Iowa ACT Scores #1 in the Nation

Iowa ACT Scores #1 in the Nation

Iowa's 2016 high school students had a 22.1 average ACT score, the highest composite score in the country. The national average was 20.8. Iowa had the highest in three of the four ...

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Schools Warn: Class Sizes Will Rise if  State Investment Falls Short Again Next Year

Schools Warn: Class Sizes Will Rise if State Investment Falls Short Again Next Year

According to a new survey, over 90% of school administrators said another year of stagnant state funding would lead to higher class sizes in their own school. “Iowa’s local educat ...

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2016 Session Opens: Every kid deserves a fair shot to achieve the American Dream

2016 Session Opens: Every kid deserves a fair shot to achieve the American Dream

2016 Legislative Session: Opening Day Remarks House Democratic Leader Mark Smith Welcome back to all of you. And let me first say congratulations to you Madam Speaker and Leader H ...

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House Democrats Call for Special Session to Make Educationg Iowa Kids a Priority Agian

House Democrats Call for Special Session to Make Educationg Iowa Kids a Priority Agian

Iowa House Democrats called for a special session today to override Governor Branstad’s veto of $56 million for k-12 schools and make educating Iowa students a top priority again. ...

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Veto Proves K-12 Schools No Longer a Priority for Republicans

Veto Proves K-12 Schools No Longer a Priority for Republicans

Statement from House Democratic Leader Mark Smith on Branstad Veto of $56 million for k-12 Schools: With Governor Branstad’s veto today, Republicans have made clear our k-12 publi ...

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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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