Today in the Iowa House, a number of bills supported by IACS cleared hurdles and advanced to the next stage of the legislative process. House File 2090 (Education Savings Accounts) passed out of subcommittee today and will move to the full Education Committee in the House. This bill has significant opposition from public school groups […]
Education Savings Account Legislation Introduced!
For the first time in the Iowa House, Education Savings Account (ESA) legislation has been introduced!
Governor Branstad Signs School Choice Week Proclamation
The Iowa Association of Christian Schools was proud to have representation at the this year’s signing of the School Choice Week Proclamation.
Independent Accreditation Rules
Just FYI – The Legislature’s Administrative Rules Committee posted the rules the State Board of Education recently passed. We see not problem with these rules going through the Admin Rules Committee. These are the over-arching rules. Procedures, forms, and other details will be created by the Dept. of Ed very shortly. ARC 0964C — Independent accrediting […]
School Start Date Developments
Many have asked about the school start date issue and the rule that has been working its way through the Dept. of Ed and State Board of Education. Here is a brief update: First, IACS has always opposed every effort to restrict local control of start dates. IACS believes that educators, elected school boards, and private schools […]
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