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House Republicans Limit Access to Education Public Hearing

By |2015-01-23T14:24:44-05:00January 23rd, 2015|Categories: 2015 Session Information, Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

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 to hold legislators and the public. “The public hearing is for legislators to listen to parents, teachers, school officials, and Iowans about the impact of the [...]

Five Iowa Schools Named 2010 Blue Ribbon Schools

By |2010-09-09T14:58:03-05:00September 9th, 2010|Categories: Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , |

The Iowa Department of Education announced today that five Iowa public schools have been identified by the U.S. Department of Education as 2010 Blue Ribbon Schools. The Iowa schools are: Bedford Elementary School, Bedford Community School District, Taylor County Kee High School, Eastern Allamakee Community School District, Allamakee County Lincoln Elementary School, Cedar Falls Community School [...]

2008 Session Review: Education

By |2008-05-29T10:39:21-05:00May 29th, 2008|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , |

A top priority of the Iowa Legislature the last two year is to make sure our kids are prepared for jobs in today's global economy.  We made great progress during the 2008 legislative session by expanding opportunities,  raising academic standards and keeping higher education affordable for all Iowans.  Some highlight include:   Raising Standards – Iowa schools are now required to adopt [...]

School Infrastructure & Property Tax Relief Plan Advances

By |2008-03-21T12:35:11-05:00March 21st, 2008|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , |

After a bi-partisan 18-6 vote in the House Ways & Means Committee late Thursday, a plan to redistribute the one cent sales tax currently collected for schools on an equitable basis now moves to the House Floor. The plan also provides $24 million in property tax relief. “Every county in Iowa already collects an extra penny [...]

DEMOCRATS TO HONOR PROMISES TO STUDENTS, PARENTS & TEACHERS

By |2008-02-07T13:46:37-05:00February 7th, 2008|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |

House and Senate leaders today firmly stated their intention to continue the progress made in education last year by increasing basic state aid to schools, increasing teacher pay and expanding access to quality pre-school. The lawmakers also said they planned to approve a rigorous and relevant curriculum to make sure every Iowa student is ready for [...]

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