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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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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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This Week’s The High Five

As noted before, The High Five is a daily email from Progress Iowa that keeps the public abreast of what is going on in the Iowa Legislature. In this time of Iowa’s Republican domination , it is smart to keep … Continue reading

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Kim Don’t Care

From poster Grins on democraticunderground.com:  (August 12)  In 1969 Dave Garroway (Kidz – Google it!) was the host of this enormously popular show on NBC called “The Today Show.“  Fifteen years after the first of the nationwide tests for the … Continue reading

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PBS Airing RW Sponsored School Privatization Propaganda

video 15:30 Thanks to an alert from the Thom Hartman radio program (https://www.freespeech.org/ 11AM to 2PM daily) we were able to find an article at Media Matters that detailed the story of these privatization propaganda. So let’s go to Media … Continue reading

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National Report Detailing ALEC’s Assault On Public Schools‏

Iowa Featured In Report Read the report: http://bit.ly/ALECvKids FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2013 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0530 Iowa featured in new national report detailing ALEC’s assault on public schools Report exposes the impact right-wing corporate front group ALEC … 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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