An increase to the School Tuition Organization tax credit passed the Iowa House on an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote – 96-2.
How are non-public schools impacted by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s education reform bill and what is being done on school choice at the Iowa Statehouse.
Tom Chapman, executive director of the Iowa Catholic Conference previews the 2013 Iowa Legislature highlighting issues of concern for Iowa’s Catholics.
On May 3, the Iowa Senate passed the "standings" appropriations bill that included an increase for the School Tuition Organization (STO) tax credits from $7.5 million to $10 million starting in calendar year 2012. This was tied to an “allowance growth” increase for public schools. (Click here to act now.) The Iowa House, however, has […]
I’m a little confused. I thought that Republicans were in favor of school choice. So I’m more than a little surprised to learn that Iowa House Republicans, at the request of State Representative Scott Raecker (R-Urbandale) – the Iowa House Appropriations Chair – stripped out a tax credit for people who donate to School Tuition […]