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 […]
Action Alert! Email Your Legislators In Support of Our Students!
Would you be willing to email your legislators today and ask them to seize this final opportunity of the year to pass meaningful legislation that would positively impact students in every educational setting?
Act Now! ESA Pilot Program Action Alert!
An Education Savings Account (ESA) pilot program (HF 2284) has passed subcommittee and is now eligible for debate in the House Appropriations Committee. The bill, as written, creates a 190-seat pilot program in the Waterloo and Sioux Center school districts. The idea is that over a year or two, we’d be able to iron out […]
January 2016 IACS Newsletter
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.
Iowa School Choice Summit A Success!
On September 16, school choice supporters from all over the State gathered in Des Moines to discuss the future of school choice initiatives. Here are a couple of stories that provide good summaries of what happened: Iowa School Choice Advocates Gather In Des Moines Governor Raises Concern Before School Choice Group Branstad Advocates For Choice […]
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