There is no question Iowa’s financial institutions and college lending services are seeing a tangible problem with student debt and lower levels of financial literacy. There is no shortage of stories about skyrocketing student debt, maxed out credit cards, and and consumers struggling to know their options. For a number of years, the Iowa Association of […]
Independent Accreditation Update
Many of your schools received a letter from the Iowa Department of Education this week outlining some guidance on how to move forward with your accreditation choice. By the 15th of September, you will need to contact the person listed in the letter and let them know which of the three options you choose. There […]
Independent Accreditation FAQ
What is Independent Accreditation? During the 2013 Iowa legislative session, as part of a larger Ed Reform Bill (HF 215), 256.11, subsection 16 was created in the Iowa Code establishing “Independent Accreditation” for nonpublic schools in the State of Iowa. This allows schools to be accredited by an independent accrediting agency on a list of six or […]
Not Too Late To Support Funding For Nonpublic Schools!
The Iowa legislature is set to adjourn for the year later this week! It’s not too late for the Iowa House and Senate to fully fund transportation services for nonpublic students and increase funding for textbooks/technology for nonpublic schools.
April 2014 IACS Newsletter
Our April 2014 IACS Newsletter is out! Included are a number of updates on State funding of private schools, ESA legislation and details on the Summer STO Meeting. Click below to read it in its entirety: IACSApril2014Newsletter
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