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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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Opening Comments by State Rep. Patti Ruff on 6% Supplemental State Aid

Opening Comments by State Rep. Patti Ruff on 6% Supplemental State Aid

Opening Comments by State Rep. Patti Ruff on 6% Supplemental State Aid Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Our amendment will set supplemental state aid at 6%. This amount wasn’t plucked out ...

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