The March 2017 IACS Newsletter is out!
Our latest newsletter is out! You can download it here (PDF)!
Our newsletter summarizing the 2016 session can be found here. It outlines the victory on independent accreditation, funding issues, assessments, the ESA effort, and more. Be sure to forward the PDF to your school parents, friends, and anyone who may be interested. Thank you to everyone who emailed your legislators this session. Although they didn’t […]
The 2016 Legislative Session has begun. This is the second year of the 86th General Assembly. Between lower-than-expected revenue estimates, current commitments in education reform, medicaid expansion, and other areas; and the dynamics of an election year; debate on budget and policy bills may be fewer but no less intense than usual this year.
H.R. 5 (the “Student Success Act”) is the House of Representatives’ version (of the ESEA) and takes the first steps in restoring equity in this area. Specifically, section 120 of H.R. 5 beings to address many of our concerns. According to the the Congressional website it includes the following provisions: