Tag Archives: privatizing schools

School Vouchers Rear Their Ugly Head In Iowa

Like many we got an email Wednesday night warning us that Iowa senate Republicans were going to take a run at passing a school voucher law for Iowa. Many thoughts immediately crossed my mind: the first was “not this again.” … Continue reading

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Top 10 Iowa Legislative Threats from the Extreme Right

January 9th, 2017 Posted By: Progress Iowa Iowa’s legislative session convened today, and Republicans have control of the state Senate, House, and the Governor’s office for the first time in 20 years. Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, Speaker … Continue reading

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Privatizing Education: Not Good

I came across this video by David Sirota discussing the how and why of privatizing our education system. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2LJzEuodZw The Iowa legislature recently passed some education reform measures that were proposed in the most part by Gov. Branstad. Branstad is … Continue reading

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