Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed an education reform bill at Des Moines North High School that offers increased pay, career pathways, & school choice freedoms
The Iowa House passed HF 215, Governor Terry Branstad’s education reform bill, here are the good, the bad and the ugly aspects of this bill as amended.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s Condition of the State address contained some good ideas,but it hardly outlined the bold agenda that is has been touted as.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad highlighted property tax relief, improving education and the quality of life in his 2013 Condition of the State address.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad unveiled his education agenda for the 2013 Iowa Legislature session that features a teacher leadership and compensation program.
Many call for increasing education spending. Lindsey Burke in a report written this fall shows that the spending we do on education has been ineffective.
Mary Stegmeir of The Des Moines Register reported yesterday that Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s education blueprint centerpiece, the teacher pay proposal, was being put on hold for another year. She wrote: Instead, a task force will be formed to study the issue of teacher leadership roles. That group will make recommendations to lawmakers in late […]
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 […]
By State Senator Paul McKinley This is a tale of two teachers. Everybody knows a Teacher A and a Teacher B. Let’s introduce you to hypothetical Teacher A and B, both 4th grade teachers who appear in classrooms all across Iowa. Each has 15 students in their respective classrooms and have taught ten years with […]