Monday, June 17, 2019

2014 Session Recap: School Funding Not Acted Upon Before Adjournment

2014 Session Recap: School Funding Not Acted Upon Before Adjournment

While approved by the Iowa Senate, several attempts were made this session by House Democrats to set basic funding for Iowa schools, as required by law. The Iowa Senate acted on s ...

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Education Budget Supports Lower Tuition,  Expanding Early Childhood Education

Education Budget Supports Lower Tuition, Expanding Early Childhood Education

Democrats supported a plan to grow Iowa’s skilled workforce with lower tuition at Iowa’s community colleges and state universities today while also expanding early childhood educa ...

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Republicans Ignore Public School Funding Again

Republicans Ignore Public School Funding Again

After ignoring state law and local school officials for over a month, House Republicans again refused to take action on school funding today. “We’ve set high expectations for our ...

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House Republicans Ignore Public Schools; Provide $207 Million to Home/Private Schools

House Republicans Ignore Public Schools; Provide $207 Million to Home/Private Schools

While refusing to take action to set basic state aid for public schools as required by state law, Iowa House Republicans are moving a bill to provide a new $207 million appropriat ...

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School Leaders Urge Quick Action on School Aid

School Leaders Urge Quick Action on School Aid

Iowa superintendents overwhelmingly believe state lawmakers should quickly set basic school aid for schools next year, as required by state law. Overwhelmingly (98%), 214 superint ...

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2013 Iowa Superintendent Survey Results

2013 Iowa Superintendent Survey Results

View results by school district: http://iowahouse.org/2013IowaSuperintendentSurvey.pdf Quotes from superintendents: http://iowahouse.org/QuotesfromSuperintendents.pdf 2013 Iowa su ...

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House Republicans Refuse to Stop Pink Slips for Teachers

House Republicans Refuse to Stop Pink Slips for Teachers

After educators from around Iowa warned legislators of the dire consequences of inaction and zero growth for schools on Monday, House Republicans ignored their local educators and ...

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