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Republicans Pass ZERO Growth for Schools

By |2011-02-09T09:10:34-05:00February 9th, 2011|Categories: Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , |

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 schools. [...]

Republicans Open Debate on NO GROWTH for Iowa Schools this Afternoon

By |2011-02-08T15:29:16-05:00February 8th, 2011|Categories: Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , |

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 [...]

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 [...]

House Approves 4% Increase for Schools

By |2008-02-06T22:57:46-05:00February 6th, 2008|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , |

Continuing the progress in education from last year, the Iowa House today approved a $222, or 4 percent, increase in per pupil state aid to schools for the 2009-2010 school year. Called allowable growth, the Legislature must set the rate 18 months in advance so school districts can plan their budgets. “This is just the first [...]

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