Steven Holt: During the debate on collective bargaining reforms last week in the Iowa Legislature a number of inaccurate statements were made.
Governor Terry Branstad and Iowa Senate and House Republicans seek to reform the state’s collective bargaining law that has not been reviewed since 1974.
There have been several bills filed in the Iowa House and Senate this year dedicated to devolving the power and control the Iowa Department of Education.
Don Racheter: The Iowa Legislature should pass a bill scheduling regular elections on who should be the bargaining agents for our public school teachers.
Jim Hawkins looks at Iowa’s education reform bill’s impact on teachers and students noting that the bill unfairly favors the ISEA & other organizations.
School choice options have been proving their value for more than a decade. Despite this they still receive resistance within the education establishment.