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Education Budget Supports Lower Tuition, Expanding Early Childhood Education

By |2014-04-17T12:29:24-05:00April 16th, 2014|Categories: Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , |

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 education to more Iowa kids. With a skilled worker shortage on the horizon,  boosting Iowa’s skilled workforce and growing the middle class was part of the plan brought forth by Democratic [...]

Republicans Slash Over $115 Million from Education Plans

By |2012-03-27T17:46:43-05:00March 27th, 2012|Categories: Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , |

Republicans slashed over $115 million from an education plan already approved by the Senate today in the Iowa House. Legislators said the latest round of Republican budget cuts in education will slow efforts to grow Iowa’s skilled workforce. “Iowa students already carry one of the highest debt loads in the country and the Republican education budget [...]

Republicans Scrap Education Gains, Slash Over $100 Million from Senate Plans

By |2012-03-22T15:05:00-05:00March 22nd, 2012|Categories: Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

House Republicans slashed over $100 million from an education plan already approved by the Iowa Senate today.  Legislators said the latest round of Republican budget cuts in education will slow efforts to grow Iowa’s skilled workforce. “The Republican bill is a step backwards in our efforts to build a highly-skilled workforce.  The budget is a reflection [...]

CHILDREN, VETS FIRST IN EDUCATION BUDGET

By |2009-04-14T21:41:47-05:00April 14th, 2009|Categories: Budget, Education, Video|Tags: , , , , |

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSB_tzB49y8[/youtube]Early childhood and affordable higher education for veterans were key priorities for the Iowa House of Representatives today when it approved the Education Appropriations Budget. “In today’s tough economic times, we must make sure every Iowan has access to a quality, affordable education,” said State Representative Cindy Winckler of Davenport, who chairs the House Education Appropriations [...]

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