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.
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.
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.
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.
Bobby Jindal, Mike Huckabee, and Rick Santorum addressed conservative Christians, along with 11 other speakers, at the Caffeinated Thoughts Briefing.
Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk about education savings accounts with Eric Goranson of Iowa Association of Christian Schools and Netanyahu’s speech.
On the show today Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk to Jenifer Bowen, executive director of Iowa Right to Life, about the status of webcam abortions in Iowa and the launch of 40 Days of Life this week. Then the guys pick Eric Goranson’s (of Iowa Advocates for Choice in Education & Iowa Association […]
The Iowa Legislature approved home education measures within a education reform bill that will make Iowa one of the best states to home school.
Below is an action alert from the Iowa Association of Christian Schools: Both legislative chambers have passed their own version of Senate File 2284, the education reform bill. The bill has been sent to a conference committee to work out a final bill which will be voted on with no amendments. Many provisions affect non-public […]