This week, hundreds of events across the country celebrated the diversity of school options available to parents currently and called on policy makers to make it easier for low- to middle-income families to make that choice too. In Iowa, IACS is part of the Iowa Alliance for Choice in Education, which hosted a legislative breakfast […]
Our IACS January 2019 Newsletter is out! There are a few events to pencil in on your calendar and we have an overview on the legislature and our areas of focus for the year!
You may now use 529 Plans to pay for K-12 tuition in Iowa. Iowa ACE has worked with the state to get the latest information and we are passing it along. Always consult your tax professional before making any changes to or contributions from any account or plan that has tax ramifications: From Iowa ACE: […]
As we travel the state and speak with groups of parents, it is clear that there is a need for clarification on school choice and a list of resources parents can use to get the facts. Admittedly, the links below are from websites that support school choice. We are confident using these resources and passing them […]
Although it is a tough budget year for the State of Iowa and many interest groups are asking for increased resources, we have heard time and again this year that “K-12 education will be held harmless.” We laid significant groundwork for tax credit and education savings account legislation moving forward. Despite this, funding of transportation services for nonpublic school students is facing a cut in SSB 1198.