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What Is The Iowa GOP Long Game For Our Public Schools?

If Iowa’s public schools are so bad, what is the Republican Trifecta in Des Moines doing to improve them? If more Iowans knew what Republicans are really up to, they would not agree with their big plans. After Iowa Republicans … Continue reading

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Iowa Republicans Have Given Up On Democracy And Public Schools

Democrats are proposing a $300 million dollar investment in public education. Kim Reynolds and Republicans are proposing a $300 million dollar corporate tax give away. Any questions, Iowa? “Since Republicans took over the governorship and house in 2011 over 134 … Continue reading

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Making Public Education After High School More Available

by Ralph Scharnau Public education has always been a controversial matter. At the same time, it has been labeled as the hallmark of the nation’s democratic ethos and as a panacea for a host of social ills. In 1965 President … Continue reading

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Why Do Iowa Republicans Want To Destroy Our Universities?

There is a bill making its way through the legislature that would be very bad for Iowa’s universities.Why would the Iowa legislature want to harm Iowa’s universities? It is self evident why Republicans would want voters to lack education and … Continue reading

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