Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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  • K-12 School Investment 3rd Lowest in Iowa History

    K-12 School Investment 3rd Lowest in Iowa History

    Iowa schools will get the 3rd lowest increase in basic state funding in Iowa’s history next year. That’s according to the plan approved by Republican lawmakers this session. The sh ...

  • New Student Assessment Approval Process

    New Student Assessment Approval Process

    The Department of Education is required to issue a new bid process for the assessment that Iowa will use in public schools, and the State Board of Education will evaluate and make ...

  • Sign the Petition: Stop Shortchanging Our Public Schools

    Sign the Petition: Stop Shortchanging Our Public S...

    Republican lawmakers at the State Capitol are fast tracking their bill to shortchange public schools. They just don't want to listen to Iowans. They’ve proposed just a 1.1% increas ...

  • 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 ...

College Tuition costs back "in check"

College Tuition costs back "in check"

From the Des Moines Register: Students attending Iowa’s public universities next fall will see some of the lowest tuition increases in recent history. The tuition increases, which ...

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