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 […]
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.
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 […]
The Iowa Alliance For Choice in Education invites you to attend an Iowa School Choice Summit on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 from 9:00 to 1:00 at the State Historical Building in Des Moines.
The IACS March 2015 Newsletter is now available. Please read and share!