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Iowans Pack Public Hearing: Reject Republican Education Plan

Iowans Pack Public Hearing: Reject Republican Education Plan

Iowans packed a special public hearing at the State Capitol tonight and overwhelmingly opposed a Republican school funding plan.  Aside from the Governor’s Office, just one Iowan ...

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Watch Education Public Hearing Live

Watch Education Public Hearing Live

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream   ...

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Live Stream of Education Public Hearing Tonight

Live Stream of Education Public Hearing Tonight

After Republicans moved to limit access to an education public hearing last week, House Democrats will live stream the hearing on Monday night so Iowans can watch and listen. Iowa ...

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House Republicans Limit Access to Education Public Hearing

House Republicans Limit Access to Education Public Hearing

A public hearing scheduled Monday at the State Capitol to gather input from Iowans on Republican school funding plans has been scheduled in a committee room that isn’t big enough ...

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Superintendents Survey: Branstad Education Plan will Result in Fired Teachers, Overcrowed Classrooms

Superintendents Survey: Branstad Education Plan will Result in Fired Teachers, Overcrowed Classrooms

If approved, Governor Branstad’s education budget will hurt Iowa’s k12 schools, according to a survey of Iowa’s superintendents. “Superintendents told us the governor’s budget wil ...

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Request for Public Hearing on Republican School Funding Plan

Request for Public Hearing on Republican School Funding Plan

A group of lawmakers requested a special public hearing today at the State Capitol to gather input from Iowans on Republican school funding plans. “The Republican plan isn’t good ...

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Governor Requests 9% Funding Increase for Himself

Governor Requests 9% Funding Increase for Himself

An analysis from the non-partisan Legislative Services Agency shows Governor Branstad’s budget for next year includes a 9.1% increase for his own office. “Governor Branstad should ...

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