Iowa Governor Terry Branstad Signs Historic Education Reform Bill

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed an education reform bill at Des Moines North High School that offers increased pay, career pathways, & school choice freedoms

Iowa House Passes Education Reform Bill: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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.

Branstad’s Condition of the State: The Good, The Bad and The Omitted

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 Gov. Terry Branstad Delivers His 2013 Condition of the State Address

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 Unveils 2013 Education Agenda

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad unveiled his education agenda for the 2013 Iowa Legislature session that features a teacher leadership and compensation program.

More Education Spending is Not the Answer for Reform

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.

Branstad Administration Puts The Brakes On Education Blueprint’s Teacher Pay Proposal

Mary Stegmeir of The Des Moines Register reported yesterday that Iowa Governor…

Branstad’s Education Blueprint Marks End of Local Control As We Know It

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announced his administration’s new education blueprint.  The blueprint…

A Tale of Two Teachers

By State Senator Paul McKinley This is a tale of two teachers.…