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Changing Iowa And Its Public Schools

Iowa Democrats took a shellacking during the 2010 general election for U.S. Senate. We ran Des Moines attorney Roxanne Conlin against incumbent Chuck Grassley in a historic campaign. Grassley won 718,215 votes to Conlin’s 371,686. In an email to supporters … Continue reading

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Education Reformers Fail To Address Source Of Problem

Tenure, Unions, and K-12 Teachers by Ralph Scharnau Public schools are required to educate all people, and they embody the hard-won principles of equity and inclusion. Public school teaching has become the most controversial profession in America. No other profession … Continue reading

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This Week on the Fallon Forum

Dear Friends, As I begin to train more seriously in preparation for next year’s 3,000-mile Great March for Climate Action, I am rediscovering the joys of walking. The weekly walks around Gray’s Lake with friends and fellow climate marchers have … Continue reading

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