Anti-Common Core, School Choice Bills Die in Iowa House

HF 2317, a bill that would make the Iowa Academic Standards voluntary for public schools and accredited non-public schools and HSB 651, a bill that would expand school choice in Iowa, died in the Iowa House Education Committee without a vote.

Iowa Votes for Status Quo in Iowa House and Iowa Senate

Expect gridlock: Democrats maintain their majority status in the Iowa Senate, and Republicans hold on to the majority in the Iowa House.