“In 11th/12th grade U.S. Government class, students learned about the lawmaking process in detail. Students put their learning into action by participating in a Mock Congress: as Senators and Representatives. They wrote bills related to our school, presented them, worked through committees, debated them on the floor, and voted. After working through both chambers, several bills were presented to President [Principal] Rush for her signature or veto. She signed five measures into law, which we will be implementing at our school!”
Multiple school choice programs have been challenged in court and in almost every case, well-designed and religiously neutral programs that empower parents are upheld as constitutional.
The Iowa Department of Education announced yesterday that they are now accepting applications for vendors wanting to offer services to ESA-recipients through the Odyssey Marketplace.
Before applying for a Students First ESA, parents and guardians may want to watch a recording of an ESA application training webinar
With the Students First ESA applications now open to parents, we wanted to make sure everyone knew where to go for the latest answers to frequently asked questions!