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Posts in category PK-12 schools

Posted on May 22, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Anne Discher

When it comes to assuring preschool for young children, Iowa’s is a story of highs and lows, according to the...

Tagged As: Preschool

Posted on March 3, 2023 at 12:02 PM by Mike Owen

The road is closed, the bridge is out, and tax-cut-obsessed legislators are stepping on the gas. Already, Iowans started the...

Posted on January 18, 2023 at 10:40 AM by Anne Discher

Common Good Iowa executive director delivered the following comments at the January 17, 2023, public hearing on HSB 1, which...

Categories: PK-12 schools

Tagged As: Income tax, Vouchers

Posted on March 8, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Kelli Soyer

Kelli Soyer is a senior policy advocate at Common Good Iowa. She spoke against the school voucher bill, HSB 672,...

Categories: PK-12 schools

Tagged As: Equity, Schools, Vouchers

Posted on February 19, 2021 at 11:11 AM by Mike Owen

One of the most misunderstood and easily distorted statistics in Iowa political debate is what the state spends on K-12...

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Tagged As: Schools

Posted on February 10, 2021 at 1:01 PM by Anne Discher

A House subcommittee approved an education bill Tuesday that would punish Iowa school districts by taking away funding if they...

Posted on February 2, 2021 at 4:53 PM by Mike Owen

Iowa’s system of free universal public education does more than prepare students for the future. It also brings communities together....

Posted on March 4, 2020 at 7:03 PM by Mike Owen

The only “historic” note in the latest school-aid deal is the defiance of Iowa’s tradition of commitment to education. To...

Categories: PK-12 schools

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