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Why Republicans Are Killing Public Schools

Drowning public schools in the bathtub to promote GOP ideology Grover Norquist, founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform told National Public Radio in 2001, “I don’t want to abolish government. I simply want to reduce it to the … Continue reading

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Iowa School Vouchers Redux

Seems like every place I go these days when I run into fellow Iowan, all they want to talk about is why is Iowa trying to wreck its public schools? Why is Corporate Kim taking money from public schools which … Continue reading

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The High Five

We continue to post Friday’s High Five from Progress Iowa with the Iowa legislature in session: We made it to Friday! It’s going to be a cloudy, rainy weekend here in Iowa. But we know that “April showers bring May … Continue reading

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“Big Change” Is Coming To Iowa Public Schools

Posted on Iowa Senate Democrats FB page: From Randy Evans in the Carroll Times Herald: “This is one of those times when people who have little appetite for politics need to pay attention — because a big change is coming … Continue reading

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Iowa Has A Choice For Governor

 In a rather surprising editorial in the Des Moines Register last week John and Terri Hale wrote about encounters with former Iowans at various places around the country. After some banter, they said, a common theme came up: An example: … Continue reading

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