There are currently four bills before the Iowa Legislature that pertain to Common Core and local control of education for duly elected local school boards.
Anti-Common Core candidates saw several victories in Governor races, state school chief races, school board races, and in state legislatures.
The Iowa House and Iowa Senate have put together a conference committee to iron out differences in their respective education reform bills.
I wrote back in January that there would have to be a statutory change in Iowa before the Iowa Department of Education
Local control in education is under attack again in Iowa. This time in the form of House Study Bill 671 that is
The Des Moines Register had an article on Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s education bill and how it would erode local control. They