Friday, October 19, 2018

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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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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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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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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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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