The Iowa Department of Education still has not taken action on Governor Terry Branstad’s Common Core executive order issued nine months ago.
I know many of you are not used to going to Iowa Grounds for Iowa political news and commentary now, so I wanted to draw your attention to a piece I published there early this morning related to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s education bill. I know that education policy isn’t as “sexy” as Presidential politics, […]
Governor Terry Branstad recently introduced a Education Reform Bill in the Iowa House (HSB 517) and in the Iowa Senate (SSB 3009) (both versions are practically identical). I have read through the House version, and I wanted to point out some of the details within the bill that concern me. I won’t put it mildly […]
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announced his administration’s new education blueprint. The blueprint was written by Jason Glass who is the Director of the Iowa Department of Educaiton, Linda Fandel who is Governor Branstad’s special assistant for education, and Byron Darnall who is Jason Glass’ policy assistant. Some of the main points of the blueprint are […]