Education Savings Accounts Receive New Life in the Iowa Senate

Education savings accounts were reintroduced in the Iowa Senate’s version of the Iowa Student Opportunities Act (SSB 3206) by State Senator Charles Schneider (R-West Des Moines) as an appropriations bill and passed through an appropriations subcommittee.

Iowa Student Opportunities Act Introduced in Iowa House

HSB 651, the Iowa Student Opportunities Act, was introduced in the Iowa House of Representatives on Thursday. The bill would create an educations savings grant program and a new charter school program to expand school choice for Iowa’s public school families.

Iowa Senate Considers Tweaking School Year Start Time

The Iowa Senate Education Committee will consider a bill that will allow public school districts and accredited non-public schools to start their school year on the Monday following the end of the Iowa State Fair if it falls earlier than August 23.

SCOTUS Levels Playing Field for Religious Institutions Using Public Funds

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7 to 2 in favor of a Missouri church who was denied a state grant to improve the safety of their preschool’s playground.

Jindal, Huckabee and Santorum Court Conservative Christians (Video)

Bobby Jindal, Mike Huckabee, and Rick Santorum addressed conservative Christians, along with 11 other speakers, at the Caffeinated Thoughts Briefing.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 3-7-15

Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk about education savings accounts with Eric Goranson of Iowa Association of Christian Schools and Netanyahu’s speech.

Iowa Legislature Approves Landmark Home Education Legislation

The Iowa Legislature approved home education measures within a education reform bill that will make Iowa one of the best states to home school.

Iowa Association of Christian Schools: Action Needed on Education Reform Bill

Below is an action alert from the Iowa Association of Christian Schools:…