Shane Vander Hart hosted CIA veteran Brad Johnson and discussed Common Core with Shannon Joy on this week’s edition of Caffeinated Thoughts Radio.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush discussed economic reform, spending, immigration reform and education reform during a town hall event in Pella, Iowa.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush may be beating his chest in New Hampshire with a friendly group, but he’s been relatively silent on Common Core in Iowa.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad delivers the 2015 Condition of the State address, you can read the transcript of his address as prepared for delivery.
Pasi Sahlberg discusses why Finland’s education system is among one of the best in the world and American education reformers haven’t learned these lessons.
Former State Representative Jeff Kaufmann lauded Governor Branstad’s belief in local control of education which rings hallow to anyone who knows better.
Shane Vander Hart reviews Iowa political and cultural news from 2013.
Mark Jacobs in a potential run for U.S. Senate has at least two roadblocks to success: His position on Common Core and donations made to Arlen Specter.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad appoints Saydel Schools Superintendent, Dr. Brad Buck, as the next director of the Iowa Department of Education.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed an education reform bill at Des Moines North High School that offers increased pay, career pathways, & school choice freedoms
The Iowa Legislature conference committee meeting on education reform was a shining moment for House Republicans to standing firm on educational freedom.
Governor Terry Branstad’s education reform bill is being debated in the Iowa House. Follow the liveblog and refresh for updates.
How are non-public schools impacted by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s education reform bill and what is being done on school choice at the Iowa Statehouse.
I wrote in a previous piece that the problem that has led America to its current state is not just a political problem, it’s a spiritual problem. While this is the primary truth, our current situation is also an educational problem. The traditional public school l system in America is wrought with liberal bias. On […]
Iowa House and Senate Republicans along with the Branstad Administration introduced the Iowa Strong Schools component of their Iowa Strong Initiative and it is too vague to criticize or praise.
Jason Noble of The Des Moines Register reports that Iowa Governor Terry Branstad suggested that Iowa Senate Democrats among others could face political fallout because of their opposition to elements of his K-12 education reform bill. I highly doubt it. Branstad was brought into office mainly because of former Governor Chet Culver’s inability to govern, […]