Posts Tagged ‘Allowable Growth’
View results by school district: http://iowahouse.org/2013IowaSuperintendentSurvey.pdf Quotes from superintendents: http://iowahouse.org/QuotesfromSuperintendents.pdf 2013 Iowa superintendents compiled results: http://iowahouse.org/2013IowaSuperintendentResults.pdf Iowa Superintendents: Additional delay in local school funding will hurt [...]
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 refused to stop schools from handing out pink slips to teachers today. “With schools planning to hand out pink slips to over 1,500 teachers, it’s outrageous that [...]
On February 8, 2011, Representative Andrew Wenthe spoke against a bill which allows 0% allowable growth for schools in Iowa. He stresses that education should be a priority and this bill will hurt schools. Click here to watch the full video clip.
House Republicans passed a zero percent Allowable Growth for Iowa schools instead of providing 2 percent growth offered by Democrats for next year. Allowable growth sets the amount of state and property tax dollars that funds school districts. The growth is set by the legislature every year to provide a cost of living adjustment to [...]
The Iowa House prepares to debate a plan by Republicans to decrease support to k-12 schools instead of providing 2 percent growth for next year. The allowable growth formula sets the amount of state and property tax dollars that funds school districts. The growth is set by the legislature every year to provide a cost of living adjustment to [...]