IACS has published its latest newsletter featuring “Education Celebration” information, IACS priorities for this year, an update on the start date debate, and more.
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 […]
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.
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
Our Action Alert on the House Education Savings Accounts (ESA) bill has received a huge response! Between IACS and our school choice coalition partners in Iowa, we are becoming convinced a record number of emails have been received by Representatives in the Iowa House. HF 2090 is out of subcommittee and will now be considered […]