Tag Archives: K-12 School Funding

Can Educationism Solve Anything?

Blaming the woes of society on our K-12 education system is a habit I need to break. In the post below the target was a failure to teach children about their responsibilities when signing student loan papers. A high school … Continue reading

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Back To School With State Senator Joe Bolkcom

By State Senator Joe Bolkcom Where did the summer go! Time is moving on! The signs of a new school year are everywhere! Good luck to all our students getting back to school! We have our work cut out for … Continue reading

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Democrats Lay Out Agenda For 2016 Legislative Session

Gronstal: “There is no net to the general fund. That is the fiction they’ve created.”

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Republicans Fail Iowans In 2015 Session

(Editor’s Note: Joe Bolkcom represents Iowa Senate District 43 in the Legislature. The following editorial appeared in the Iowa City Press Citizen, and is reprinted with permission of the author). When considering the accomplishments of the 2015 session of the … Continue reading

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