The “Students First Act” (House File 68), was signed into law by Governor Kim Reynolds Tuesday, January 24th. The bill passed the House by a vote of 55-45 and the Senate 31-18 the evening before. It was great timing as both chambers passed the bill and Governor Reynolds signed it during National School Choice Week.
Take Action! Email Your Legislators in Support of the Students First Act!
The House and Senate have each introduced the Governor’s education reform package, HSB 1 and SSB 1022 respectively. We encourage you to contact your state Senator and Representative today and ask for support for this legislation as it’s written!
Sign Up! Public Hearing On HSB 1 – Students First Act
The House is hosting a public hearing on the “Students First Act” on Tuesday, January 17, at 5:00pm. Please sign up and join us!
Response to Governor Reynolds’ Condition of the State Address
Governor Kim Reynolds delivered her annual Condition of the State Address before a joint session of the Iowa legislature Tuesday Night, January 10th. Leading her list of priorities for the year was an education reform package that, after a three-year roll-out, will become a universal education savings account (ESA) program.
School Choice Myth #10
The eleventh post in a series, this post addresses the last myth we hear most in Iowa: Myth Number 10 – It’ll never pass.
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