There are several improvements in the Iowa House’s version of Governor Branstad’s eduation bill, especially for nonpublic schools. Protecting local control of education and limiting government, however, can not be counted among them.
The Iowa House is debating their version of Governor Terry Branstad’s education reform bill – HF 2380. They went to around midnight. Some highlights: An amendment was passed that allows private schools the option to excuse themselves from some of the Iowa Core. They took power away from the Director of the Iowa Department of […]
I’m happy to have The FAMiLY Leader join me in opposing Governor Terry Branstad’s education bill even though Branstad’s chief of staff won’t take them seriously. I felt as though I have been a “lone voice in the wilderness” in the Iowa media scene anyway. I’ve been speaking out against his education agenda ever since […]
Governor Terry Branstad accused House Republicans of “watering down” his proposed education bill (originally HSB 517, the latest House version is HF 2380) during a public forum on the bill in the House chambers on Monday night. He said passing anything less is unfair to the kids. Oh, has he gone over to the dark […]